Test your Medicare knowledge here to see if you are missing out on any benefits.
Medicare provides health coverage to approximately 57 million beneficiaries ages 65 and over and younger people with permanent disabilities.
Medicare will cover an increasingly large number of people as the baby boom population reaches age 65, and the program remains an important topic in Washington and around the country as political leaders and other policy makers weigh potential changes to the program.
Take this quiz to find out how much you know about Medicare, the people it serves, the benefits it covers, and its financial status. Courtesy Kaiser Family Foundation.
Education is a powerful tool in reducing your fall risk. Take these quizzes to better protect yourself.
Each year, more than 1.6 million older U.S. adults go to emergency departments for fall-related injuries. Among older adults, falls are the number one cause of fractures, hospital admissions for trauma, loss of independence, and injury deaths, reports the National Institutes of Health.
Fractures caused by falls can lead to hospital stays and disability. Most often, fall-related fractures are in the person’s hip, pelvis, spine, arm, hand, or ankle.
Education is a powerful tool in reducing your fall risk.Take the following four quizzes to test your knowledge about balance problems.
About Balance Problems
Causes and Prevention
Symptoms and Diagnosis
Treatment and Research
Education is power. Test your knowledge of your kidneys with this interactive quiz.
About 26 million Americans (13 percent of the U.S. adult population) suffer from chronic kidney disease (CKD), a figure that’s on the rise due to high obesity rates (1/3 of all adults), the link between obesity, diabetes and high blood pressure (all risk factors) and the aging of the Baby Boom generation (since age is another risk factor for CKD).
Education and preventative care may help you reduce your risk of getting the disease or help manage the disease more optimally. Think you know everything about your kidneys? Take this interactive quiz courtesy of the National Kidney Foundation and test your kidney I.Q.