• Live Better in 2017 with These Five Health Apps

    By Taylor Johnson

    Studies show that certain apps on your phone or tablet may actually help people overcome barriers to good health such as organization and understanding the importance of balance. These five apps could help you improve your overall health in 2017.

     

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  • How to Resist Hibernation in Winter Months

    By Margaret Schmidt

    In cold winter months, it’s hard to resist the urge to stay indoors and cut back on some of the activities we enjoy in warmer temperatures. Staying social and active is essential to our mental and physical health. Learn more about how to fend off winter sadness so you can ensure you aren’t staying indoors at the expense of your well-being this season.

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  • Five Ways to Organize Your Medical Finances

    By Blair Klayko

    Managing healthcare finances can be confusing and frustrating. You may find yourself receiving multiple documents in the mail for the same service. It can be difficult to keep track, and even more so when you are managing a chronic illness or serious medical condition. These tips can help you get organized so you can avoid being overcharged and minimize stress.

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  • Advance Care Planning: 30 Minutes to Plan for Your Future

    By Caroline South

    It can be difficult to imagine a time when you or your loved ones will face making end-of-life care decisions, and it may be something you’ve put off doing. However, a quick 30-minute conversation with your doctor can help you find peace of mind knowing your wishes for your healthcare will be honored, and can help your loved ones in future situations. Learn about how you can plan for your future through Advance Care Planning.

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  • There’s a good chance one of your doctors' offices has encouraged you to download their mobile app or visit their website recently to manage things like scheduling appointments, paying bills or even communicating directly with your physician. Learn how new forms of technology like “patient portal” apps are enhancing your care.

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  • 5 Ways to Provide Self-Care When Caring for a Loved One

    By Taylor Johnson

    Taking care of loved ones who cannot take care of themselves, though rewarding, can be hard work that is filled with many demands. Sometimes it's easy to forget that taking care of yourself must be a priority in order to be able to provide for others. Here are five ways you can provide self-care.

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  • Six Health Fads To Leave In 2016

    By Blair Klayko

    We think about our New Year’s resolutions as each year comes to a close, and health is always a focus. Check out this list of trends to stop as you move into the new year.


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  • Four Free Ways to Give Back This Holiday Season

    By Caroline South

    As exciting as the holidays are, this time of year can cause a certain degree of stress due to busier schedules and the increased amount of money we sometimes find ourselves spending. Try these four meaningful ways to give back, without breaking the bank.

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  • The Emergency Kits You Need This Winter

    By Margaret Schmidt

    Winter months bring heavy wind, snow and ice that could result in emergency risks such as auto accidents, falls, and even power outages that could cause hypothermia or frostbite. Stock these items in your home and car to keep you safe this winter.

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  • Five Healthy Online Habits You Need to Adopt Today

    By Margaret Schmidt

    From digital detoxes to ditching smart phones for flip phones, some people are taking drastic measures to curb their digital habit. The constant connection can leave us feeling permanently “on,” but you can embrace technology and maintain your health – with moderation and these savvy tips.

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