• Check Up on Your Health with Annual Health Exam

    October 3, 2023
    Whether it’s your annual wellness visit or having your cholesterol checked, you need to keep up with your health screenings. They play a big role in catching small health problems before they become big ones. Add them to your to-do list to&nbsp....
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  • Be Mindful of Your Lung Health

    October 3, 2023
    Breath is life. Anyone who has ever had trouble breathing knows how frightening the experience can be. Sometimes people think breathing issues are just part of growing older. A nagging cough or slight wheeze could just be caused by a cold, but it...
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  • Diabetes: If You Can’t Prevent It, You May Be Able to Delay It

    October 2, 2023
    When it comes to diabetes, small changes in your diet and lifestyle can have a big payoff. In fact, they may be able to help you prevent the disease or delay its onset. How? Many people don't know they have prediabetes. With prediabetes, blood...
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  • Stay Active and Healthy with Workout to Go

    August 4, 2023
    Do you want to start exercising? Are you looking for a new workout routine? We’ve got just the tools to make it simple. The NIH National Institute on Aging has a handy Workout to Go booklet that you can download. You'll find e...
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  • Avoiding Vision Loss from Diabetes

    July 25, 2023
    For older adults with diabetes , vision loss can be a serious worry. Left untreated, diabetes can lead to blurry vision, even to blindness. Fortunately, with timely treatment, careful control of blood sugar and regular follow-ups, the risk for vision...
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  • Medicare and Planning for Your Family

    July 24, 2023
    Do you plan on clocking out when you turn 65? Sailing to exotic shores? Launching your own business or just kicking back in an easy chair? It’s time to think about your Medicare options. And if you have others covered by your plan, you&rs...
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  • Survey Says: We Want to Hear from You

    July 17, 2023
    As a Medicare Advantage member, we may ask you to participate in the Health Outcomes Survey (HOS). Your survey answers help us better understand and address your health needs. Participants must be enrolled in a Medicare Advantage plan or a Prescripti...
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  • Recognizing the Early Signs of Depression

    May 23, 2023
    We all deal with feelings of sadness from time to time. Grief over the loss of a loved one. A painful breakup. Struggles with health issues. They are just a few of the events that can affect us emotionally and physically. So, what's the difference...
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  • The Science of Happy: You Don't Have to Be Born That Way

    May 22, 2023
    We look at pictures of happy people on social media. We watch adorable cat and dog videos that make us laugh. We read and share inspirational quotes. It makes us wonder: Are some people just born happier than others? Why? Are we searching for h...
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  • Eat Your Fruits and Veggies for Better Health – and Mood

    May 19, 2023
    Many people know that eating fresh fruit and veggies each day is good for your physical health. It turns out eating plenty of them may also make you happier. A 2022 study published in the B...
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  • Poor Hearing and Falls are Connected in Seniors

    May 18, 2023
    Hearing loss can cause many day-to-day challenges. You may have trouble hearing people around the dinner table or in a busy restaurant. You may worry about not hearing the phone or doorbell. Hearing loss is more than an inconvenience. Studies show...
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  • 10 Reasons to Get Up and Get Active Today

    May 10, 2023
    Long hours in front of a computer monitor or television screen isn’t the best thing for your mind or body. Step away. Take a break. Lace up your tennis shoes and get a move on! Just 150 minutes of physical activity each week makes a big differe...
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  • Handy Telephone Customer Service Options

    April 10, 2023
    Looking for answers about a claim? Need to order a new ID card? Want to verify your eligibility or contact info? We’ve added convenient features to our customer service telephone line. It’s easy to get information you need about your Blue...
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  • Lowering the Risk of Opioid Misuse

    February 20, 2023
    The opioid crisis was declared a national “public health emergency” back in 2017. Since the alarm was sounded, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says opioid addiction, overdose and deaths are still on the rise in the U...
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  • Calendars Fill Quickly, Schedule Your Mammogram Early

    November 5, 2022
    Do you book your doctors’ appointments in advance? A little planning now can help you keep up with important health checks that could save your life one day. Routine mammograms are one of those important checks. When breast cancer is fou...
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