Results for Medicare
  • Calendars Fill Quickly, Schedule Your Mammogram Early

    February 11, 2019
    Medicare Advantage Ladies, here’s how to prepare for this year’s mammogram and when you’ll see results – and rewards!
  • Pneumonia: A Lung Infection That Could Also Affect Heart Health

    December 19, 2018
    Even though pneumonia is a lung infection, it may also put you at risk of developing serious heart problems. And the raised heart risks may last for years after recovering. Being in the hospital with severe pneumonia raises the chance for heart attac...
  • Balancing Opioid Use and Abuse

    December 17, 2018
    America is in the midst of an opioid epidemic, with tens of thousands of people dying each year from overdoses. While deaths from opioid overdose have affected men ages 25-44 the most, the painkiller addiction problem extends well beyond that age...
  • Hearing and Falls

    October 15, 2018
    Hearing loss can cause lots of day-to-day challenges. You may think about trouble hearing people around the dinner table or in a busy restaurant. Or you may worry about not hearing the phone or doorbell. But hearing loss is more than an inconvenience...
  • Medicare Questions

    October 14, 2018
    If you have questions about Medicare, you’re in good company. It can be confusing. There are a lot of choices and a lot of rules for the government health plan for U.S. citizens age 65 and older. It also covers some younger people with certain ....
  • Before the Fall: Take these Steps to Stay Safe

    October 13, 2018
    Remember that saying, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure”? It may not apply to everything, but when it comes to avoiding a fall, a little prevention goes a long way. Each year, one in four people over age 6...
  • Maximize Your Medicare

    October 12, 2018
    Make sure you’re getting the most from your plan by reviewing your coverage each year. To help you understand any changes to your plan and your benefits, you have access to two documents – Annual Notice of Change and Evidence of Coverage....
  • Be Mindful of Your Lung Health

    September 24, 2018
    Breath is life, and anyone who has ever had trouble breathing knows how frightening the experience can be. Two of the most common breathing ailments are asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). While the two conditions have similariti...
  • 10 Reasons to Get Up and Get Active Today!

    September 11, 2018
    You’ll get an instant energy boost. When you’re feeling drained, no one can blame you for wanting to curl up on the couch to read or watch something on TV. But, odd though it might seem, that’s when you should get up and move. Exer...
  • Avoiding Vision Loss from Diabetes

    May 14, 2018
    Vision loss is a serious problem for older people with diabetes . If left untreated, diabetes can lead to increasingly blurry vision, even to blindness. The good news is that with treatment, careful control of blood sugar levels and regular check...
  • Stay Active and Healthy with Workout to Go

    October 3, 2017
    Do you want to start exercising? Are you looking for a new workout routine? We’ve got just the tool for you!
  • How to Get the Most Out of your Medicare Advantage Plan

    August 23, 2017
    Welcome to Medicare Advantage! We’re glad you’re a Blue Cross Medicare Advantage member. Here are three steps you can take now to get the most out of your health care plan!
  • Nurseline: Get Your Questions Answered

    February 28, 2017
    Through the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma Nurseline, Medicare Advantage members can talk to a registered nurse at any time: 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year.
  • Spotting the Early Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease

    January 16, 2017
    Whether it’s misplacing the house keys or not remembering the name of your next door neighbor, memory loss is not uncommon for older adults. But, there are differences between typical memory loss and early signs of Alzheimer’s disease.
  • Annual Wellness Checklist

    Annual Wellness Checklist

    December 27, 2016
    Wellness begins with understanding. This checklist helps you have a clearer picture of your health. It also starts the conversation with your doctor on any changes you might need, whether it’s around exercise, diet, adjusting your medications or...