Cost-Cutting Tips for Seniors

It's no secret that medical costs are rising. Here's how to fight back.
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Lower your cholesterol naturally

Cholesterol-lowering drugs can do the trick, but lifestyle changes can help too—and may even reduce your need for medication. Increasing soluble fiber (found in oatmeal, beans, citrus fruit, and strawberries) can lower LDL, or bad, cholesterol 3% to 5%. Quitting smoking, cutting back on bad fats (saturated and trans), and getting moderate-intensity exercise most days of the week may save you even more.