Monthly Archives: August 2018

National Medicare Education Week: Get ready for Medicare Annual Enrollment with these online resources

National Medicare Education Week: Get ready for Medicare Annual Enrollment with these online resources (BPT) – Medicare’s Annual Enrollment Period is almost here — the time (Oct. 15 to Dec. 7) when people can make changes to their Medicare coverage for the year ahead. Thankfully, there are tools and resources to help you navigate the…

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6 simple tips to prevent a fall

6 simple tips to prevent a fall (BPT) – Overwhelmingly, people say that they want to stay independent and in their own home as they age. One way to ensure they can is to learn about fall risks and make changes to reduce their chances of falling. Because, while one in four older adults falls…

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CDC: How to navigate vaccinations for your family

CDC: How to navigate vaccinations for your family (BPT) – Today’s technology provides so much information that learning the essentials about an important topic like vaccination can be overwhelming. Vaccines play an important role in keeping you and your family members healthy, and when you make sure everyone receives the recommended vaccines at the right…

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Keep your family safe: Get rid of unused prescription opioids

Keep your family safe: Get rid of unused prescription opioids (BPT) – Want to help keep your family and community safe? Get rid of any unused prescription opioids that may be in cabinets, drawers or anywhere else you store medicine. What are opioids? Prescription opioids are powerful, pain-reducing medicines. You can find them in pill…

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