• Create Your Own COVID-19 Care Plan

    August 4, 2020
    Do your family or close friends know what they need to help you get the best care if you get sick? Many think of care plans as tools only for the elderly or for those with dementia. Think again. The global COVID-19 pandemic shows no stopping anytime...
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  • Seniors Can Find New Ways to Connect During COVID-19

    August 4, 2020
    Social distancing doesn’t have to mean social isolation. Loneliness can be bad for your health. And it’s especially hard on senior citizens now. Older adults may be feeling particularly isolated during the COVID-19 pandemic, says a Silver...
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  • Keep Health Issues in Check with Virtual Visits

    July 23, 2020
    Does your health plan offer virtual visits with doctors in your health plan’s network? Now is a good time to check. It may be just what you need to stay on top of your health while avoiding the health risks of COVID-19. With concerns about keep....
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  • Get Your Affairs in Order Before You Get Sick

    July 23, 2020
    No one wants to think about getting sick or dying. But a little planning can give you peace of mind. And it will make it easier on you and your loved ones if it does happen. COVID-19 can hit hard on people of any age, including people who are health...
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  • COVID-19: Safety Starts With You

    July 1, 2020
    Whether you’re heading back to the office or just heading out for dinner with friends, it’s normal to worry about exposure to the COVID-19 virus. As more people venture out, you’ll need to think about what you can do to stay safe. ...
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  • Dental Care During COVID-19: What You Need to Know

    June 26, 2020
    Many dental offices in the U.S. closed or cut back to only emergency care as the COVID-19 pandemic hit. They’ve used that time to put safety measures in place to resume regular visits. But as offices are re-opening, you may still wonder if it&...
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  • Self-Care is Essential for Essential Workers During COVID-19

    June 17, 2020
    If you’re an essential worker, it’s also essential to take good care of your health. So, while you’re keeping your company or community going, be extra careful to protect yourself. During the COVID-19 pandemic, that means guarding ...
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  • Chronic Conditions and COVID-19: Taking Care of You

    June 17, 2020
    Diabetes, asthma, heart disease, cancer. These and other chronic conditions need your attention every day, even during limited daily activities due to COVID-19. And these conditions may mean you’re at higher risk of getting very ill if you cat...
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  • COVID-19: Safety in the Great Outdoors — How to Protect Yourself and Others

    June 17, 2020
    Wide open spaces are calling. After spending more time at home for months, it feels like the time is right to get outdoors. And a walk in the neighborhood to get some exercise just won’t do. But like many things these days, getting outdoors an...
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  • You’ve Got Mail, Is it Safe?

    June 17, 2020
    Many retail stores are closed and restaurants have cut back on staff and hours, but you still can shop online for the things you need or want. It’s not the same as being there in person. But it’s the next best thing when you are asked to...
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  • Dealing with Disabilities During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    June 17, 2020
    We hear about heroes on the frontline every day in news about the COVID-19 pandemic. For most, that means doctors and nurses treating patients. Yet for some, home can feel like a frontline. Parents of children with special needs face a life interrup...
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  • Prevention Is Still Important During COVID-19 Pandemic

    June 11, 2020
    Everyday life has been nothing like it was this time last year, or the year before. But taking care of yourself is vital, no matter what. Planning your annual exams now will help make your own health a priority. Time has a way of passing by before...
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  • Family Time During Shelter-in-Place Time

    June 3, 2020
    Most people say they want more time to spend with family. Some may now have second thoughts about that after sheltering in place with each other for weeks on end. We are now in each other’s space 24/7 and wondering if we can do this one more d...
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  • Options for Health Coverage Due to COVID-19

    June 1, 2020
    The life changes many are facing due to COVID-19 are causing a lot of worry, including about losing or getting health care coverage. Big changes in your life may qualify you for a special enrollment period to sign up. Based on your income, you may...
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  • How to Spot COVID-19 Scams and What You Should Do

    May 27, 2020
    Criminals are using COVID-19 as a chance to steal identities and commit health care fraud. You should be wary if you get a call asking for your BCBSTX member ID number or other private information like your social security nu...
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