Boomers Facing Outrageous Healthcare Costs

According to National Public Radio’s (NPR) Family Matters series, Baby Boomers are in for serious financial struggles as age-related difficulties increase as medical costs continue to skyrocket.

Help, says NPR, is not likely to come from the government … families will have to step in to take care of their own.

What can you do? The best way to deal with medical costs is to avoid them altogether. Don’t think you are stuck with your present level of fitness. Yes, there are many conditions only prescription medications or ongoing medical care can handle, but there are many other conditions that can be treated or avoided altogether by a sound diet and exercise program.

Check out the perspective provided by Andrew Weil, a Boomer physician who tempers medicine with wisdom.

Don’t assume the doctor knows best. Your body knows best. Listen to it.

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