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5 Tips for Good Health in Retirement

Posted by Indiana Retired Teachers Association on Apr 11, 2018 4:34:42 PM

Retirement sounds great. It’s your goal after a long career.

Sleeping in a little later. Relaxing on a golf course. Spending time with your family without a phone call from work. It all should be good.

The quality of your retirement, though, often depends on your health.

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Topics: Health

Medication Management Critical for Seniors

Posted by Tom Mellish, Executive Director, IRTA on Jan 3, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Missing doses of your medication, taking too many pills or experiencing a drug interaction can adversely affect your health.

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Topics: Health

Healthy Habits for the Holidays and Winter

Posted by Tom Mellish, Executive Director, IRTA on Dec 6, 2016 7:57:35 AM

Now that the holidays and cooler weather are upon us, we may need to have a little more motivation to eat right and to take care of ourselves.

We all want good health in our golden years. Here are some tips:

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Topics: Health

Health Savings Accounts Help Grow Your Retirement Funds

Posted by Tom Mellish, Executive Director, IRTA on Jul 11, 2016 12:12:02 PM

If you have a high-deductible health insurance plan, a government subsidized health savings account (HSA) can save you hundreds or thousands of dollars in health care costs over your lifetime. An HSA can save you more than 25 percent on your health care expenses, maybe more, depending on your tax bracket.

Unfortunately, many people lack the knowledge about the program. So, it is important that you educate yourself about the advantages.

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Topics: finance, Health

Summer Health Tips for Seniors

Posted by Tom Mellish, Executive Director, IRTA on May 26, 2016 1:17:20 PM

Summertime is a favorite season for older adults who spent plenty of time indoors during the cold winter months.

While summer is a great time for outdoor fun with family and friends, the heat and sun can be dangerous if precautions aren't taken.

If you are a senior (or a caregiver), here are some tips for a fun, safe summer.

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Topics: Health, Safety

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