Calling all seniors! Wednesday, May 29, 2019, is National Senior Health and Fitness Day, and some of our Florida Blue Centers are getting in on the fun. National Senior Health and Fitness Day is a nationwide [...]

Living with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes comes with challenges. You have to pay close attention to your diet, your blood glucose levels and your overall health. If you or someone you love has diabetes, we want to help you overcome those challenges and live your healthiest life. The price of insulin and diabetic supplies goe [...]

Achieving Gold status — and earning an extra $50 in rewards for completing healthy activities — has just gotten a little easier. Members now have until December 31 to achieve Gold status for the 2019 HealthyBlue Loyalty & Rewards program. We extended the deadline to December 31 to make sure every member has a chance to achieve Gold in 2019. You’ll earn an extra $50 in rewards when y [...]

Your company’s Florida Blue health plan may cover this program at no extra cost Mary’s crazy schedule consumed her life. She juggled home, children, work, after-school activities and volunteer work like a champ. Take-out food was her lifesaver. Except it wasn’t. She gained weight but was too busy to hit the gym. During a checkup, her doctor warned her she was at risk to [...]

#NationalGrilledCheeseDay

Posted on Apr 11th 2019 by Florida Blue

Today we celebrate a much overlooked but quite beloved holiday, #NationalGrilledCheese day. While they certainly should not be a weekly lunch staple, grilled cheese sandwiches can transport us to memories of sunshine filled days playing outdoors under the sprinklers or beneath a summer hose. So in celebration, we’re shar [...]

At some point in our lives, almost all of us will be a caregiver to someone we love. Caregiving—to an aging family member or a loved one with a disability—is one of the hardest and most rewarding things most of us will ever do. At times, this job can be tough and lonely. Often, even those close to us won’t know what we’re going through. And it can be a challenge to ope [...]

Simple lifestyle choices can help prevent lots of diseases and health conditions. No matter how old you are, it’s important to eat healthy, move your body regularly and keep your weight in check. Let’s take a look at one ongoing health condition that affects millions of Floridians: diabetes. Your lifestyle may help you avoid it. What is Diabetes? If you have dia [...]

Our Florida Blue Centers are committed to providing classes to our communities that can help everyone live a more centered and fulfilling life. Tune in each month to find out what’s happening in your neighborhood! Check your local center calendar for more details. Chronic Illness and Depression [...]

It started out as a normal Saturday. Jack met a few friends at the neighborhood courts for a pick-up basketball game. About 20 minutes into the game, Jack went for a lay-up. When he landed, he turned sharply and twisted his knee. First he heard a loud popping sound. Then his leg buckled beneath him. It wasn’t the first time his knee hurt after playing, so Jack used what he always had— i [...]

Knowledge is power—especially when it comes to your health. A primary care doctor is someone you can talk to about your health concerns. They’ll work with you on a plan to get and stay healthy, and they may find any health issues early when they can be easier to treat. And even if you’re rarely sick, a $0 yearly visit is a great way to stay connected with your doctor. You’ll get the scr [...]

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