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Share of Cost – Seniors and Voting

Friday, Sep. 18th 2020 9:23 AM

Tuesday, November 3rd is the general election for 2020. With the ongoing pandemic, and many people working from home, doing distance learning or concerned about their health, some voters may have extra challenges getting to the polls.

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Share of Cost – Wear a Mask and Wash Your Hands

Tuesday, Sep. 15th 2020 9:54 AM

Wear masks: Masks should be worn over the nose and mouth. Masks are especially important when it is difficult to stay at least 6 feet apart from others or when people are indoors to help protect each other. Masks may slow the spread of the virus and help people who may have the virus and do not know it from transmitting it to others. Wearing a mask helps protects others in case you’re infected, while others wear one to protect you should they be infected.

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Share of Cost – Seniors and Social Distancing

Friday, Sep. 11th 2020 9:48 AM

Encourage social distancing during your visit

Visit with your friends and family outdoors, when possible. If this is not feasible, make sure the room or space is well-ventilated (for example, open windows or doors) and large enough to accommodate social distancing.

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Share of Cost – Covid and Going Out

Monday, Sep. 7th 2020 9:38 AM

If you are thinkg about venturing out into a public setting her are some things you may want to consider before you go. \

As communities and businesses across the United States are opening, you may be thinking about resuming some activities, running errands, and attending events and gatherings. There is no way to ensure you have zero risk of infection, so it is important to understand the risks and know how to be as safe as possible.

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Share of Cost – Lower your risks of getting COVID.

Wednesday, Sep. 2nd 2020 9:21 AM

It is especially important for people at increased risk of severe illness from COVID-19, and those who live with them, to protect themselves from getting COVID-19.

The best way to protect yourself and to help reduce the spread of the virus that causes COVID-19 is to:
* Limit your interactions with other people as much as possible.
* Take precautions to prevent getting COVID-19 when you do interact with others.
* If you start feeling sick and think you may have COVID-19, get in touch with your healthcare provider within 24 hours

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Share of Cost – Seniors and Covid

Monday, Aug. 31st 2020 9:17 AM

Among adults, the risk for severe illness from COVID-19 increases with age, with older adults at highest risk. Severe illness means that the person with COVID-19 may require hospitalization, intensive care, or a ventilator to help them breathe, or they may even die.

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Share of Cost – Food Insecurity and Food Allergy

Friday, Aug. 28th 2020 8:56 AM

As coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) spreads in communities across America, local, state, and federal agencies are working to reduce the impact of food insecurity. The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) defines food insecurity as inadequate access to affordable and nutritious food. In 2018, 11% of US households were considered food insecure, meaning they had difficulty at some time during the year obtaining enough food for all members of their household, due to lack of resources.1 Pandemics adversely affect food supply chains and as COVID-19 impacts the lives of millions of Americans, the greatest burden will be felt by low-income families.

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Share of Cost – Researchers estimate 17% of food-allergic children have sesame allergy

Monday, Aug. 24th 2020 8:44 AM

Scientists find sesame antibody testing predicts sesame allergy in food-allergic children

Investigators have found that sesame allergy is common among children with other food allergies, occurring in an estimated 17% of this population. In addition, the scientists have found that sesame antibody testing — whose utility has been controversial — accurately predicts whether a child with food allergy is allergic to sesame.

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Share of Cost – Can you get dental work with Medicaid?

Wednesday, Mar. 18th 2020 4:03 PM

Since Medicaid is technically a primary health insurance program, it will include some procedures necessary for medical health. Currently, Medicaid will cover dental care when it is medically necessary for all 50 states

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Share of Cost – Does Medicaid Cover Dental care?

Saturday, Mar. 14th 2020 3:07 PM

Adult dental benefits are an optional benefit under Medicaid. As of January 2018, 34 states including the District of Columbia provide at least limited dental benefits for adults beyond emergency services.

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Share of Cost – Sensitive Teeth

Tuesday, Mar. 10th 2020 2:53 PM

Question: I am 68 and I noticed that my teeth seem to becoming very sensitive to both hot and cold food and drinks. I have all my teeth and other then the sensitivity my mouth is otherwise healthy. What could be the cause of this?

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Share of Cost – Fruit Juice May be Bad for Your Teeth

Friday, Mar. 6th 2020 2:48 PM

There are good benefits to fruit juice, however just like soda they can still be harmful to your child teeth. According to the head of a leading Dentistry University in Australia, juices, contain citric acid which can dissolve the hard structures of your teeth, especially the exposed roots and the enamel, which leaves the inner parts of teeth exposed. This, in turn, leads to tooth sensitivity.

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Share of Cost – Porcelain Crowns.

Monday, Mar. 2nd 2020 10:31 AM

Porcelain crowns are used for both cosmetic and restorative results for discolored, chipped or broken teeth. Yet, there are two factors to consider: First, porcelain crowns are more costly than other treatments and second, a crown requires the removal of a significant amount of tooth structure. On the other hand, crowns are stronger than the other cosmetic choices and can last for many years with good dental health habits. Porcelain crowns are reserved for permanent teeth that are fully erupted with the gum tissue at its adult position.

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Share of Cost – Seniors and Oral Pain

Friday, Feb. 28th 2020 6:30 AM

According to national data seven percent of adults 65 years and older reported having tooth pain at least twice during the past six months. Oral pain is not something to defer. Oral pain is a sign of an advanced problem in either your tooth or gum tissues.

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Share of Cost – Seniors and Root Caries

Tuesday, Feb. 25th 2020 5:25 AM

Root caries (decay) is caused by exposure of the tooth root to decay-causing acids. This happens when the tooth roots becomes exposed as gum tissue recedes from the tooth.

Root decay is one of the more significant dental issue facing older adults. Some of the reasons for this is due to dentures, lack of dexterity, a shift from complex to simple sugars, and poor oral hygiene.

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Share of Cost – Cheese can Help your Kids Teeth.

Friday, Feb. 21st 2020 11:21 AM

Did you know that cheese can help you protect your child teeth from tooth decay? By offering your child a piece of cheese after a meal or snack the cheese helps neutralizing the harmful acids from the mouth. In addition, cheese helps to make tooth enamel stronger and becoming a perfect barrier that will protect from tooth caries.

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