Join the Fun on National Senior Health and Fitness Day

Posted on May 17th 2019 by Florida Blue

Back to Blog Home >>

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 event that promotes the importance of physical activity in older adults. It’s held every year in May, during Older American’s Month. Local organizations across the nation are encouraged to take part. That’s where our Florida Blue Centers come in! This is your chance to join in on the...

Filed under: Medicare News  


Florida Blue

Social Media

More Posts


Managing Diabetes and Prediabetes Can Be Easier with Florida Blue

Posted on May 7th 2019 by Florida Blue

Back to Blog Home >>

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 goes up each year, sometimes drastically. That’s why we offer several ways to save money on these life-saving medications and devices. Florida Blue members can get diabetes...

Filed under: Member News  


Florida Blue

Social Media

More Posts


Our Volunteers Build Strong Communities

Posted on May 3rd 2019 by Stephanie Demchik-Pascual

Back to Blog Home >>

National Volunteer Week is a way to recognize and celebrate the individuals who give selflessly to help others in and out of the communities. We are committed to helping our communities achieve better health, and National Volunteer week and it gives us an opportunity to celebrate the impact of volunteer service. The power of volunteers is paramount—they build stronger communities and are a force that can help transform the world. Volunteering can be richly rewarding in many ways. You can give...

Filed under: Community  


Stephanie Demchik-Pascual

Stephanie Demchik-Pascual recently relocated back to the Orlando area from Philadelphia and now works as an internal communications consultant at Florida Blue. Stephanie first came to the Orlando area in 1999 to participate in the Disney College Program. She is happy to back enjoying the sun and year-round warm weather. Stephanie has an MBA and a bachelor’s degree in Marketing and Communications from Drexel University. She has a passion for Corporate Social Responsibility and enjoys volunteering and being the difference.

More Posts


Two North Florida Organizations Named Finalists for the Florida Blue Foundation's Sapphire Awards

Posted on May 1st 2019 by Toni Woods

Back to Blog Home >>

Two local nonprofits are finalists for the Florida Blue Foundation’s prestigious Sapphire Awards to recognize excellence in community health care statewide. The awards are part of the Foundation’s annual Community Health Symposium , taking place in Orlando May 9-10, that brings together health advocates from across the country to discuss major health issues. Pat Geraghty, president and CEO of GuideWell and Florida Blue, will announce the Sapphire Award winners at a dinner on May 9th. The I.M...

Filed under: Community  


Toni Woods

Toni Woods is a Senior Media Relations Consultant for Florida Blue. She has worked in communications for more than 20 years in the health care, energy and sports industries, working with media around the world. She is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism.

More Posts


Central Florida Organizations Honored by Florida Blue Foundation

Posted on May 1st 2019 by Toni Woods

Back to Blog Home >>

A telehealth solution to increase access to mental health care and a program that gives away “superhero” prosthetics to needy children join a health advocate with decades of work locally as finalists for the Florida Blue Foundation’s prestigious Sapphire Awards. The awards are part of the Foundation’s annual Community Health Symposium May 9-10 that brings together health advocates from across the country to discuss major health issues. Pat Geraghty, president and CEO of GuideWell and Florida...

Filed under: Community  


Toni Woods

Toni Woods is a Senior Media Relations Consultant for Florida Blue. She has worked in communications for more than 20 years in the health care, energy and sports industries, working with media around the world. She is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism.

More Posts


Florida Blue Foundation Recognizes Several South Florida Organizations

Posted on Apr 30th 2019 by Toni Woods

Back to Blog Home >>

A former Miami Heat star, the superintendent of Miami-Dade County Public Schools and two local nonprofit health centers are finalists for the Florida Blue Foundation’s prestigious Sapphire Awards to recognize excellence in community health care. The awards are part of the Foundation’s annual Community Health Symposium , taking place in Orlando May 9-10, that brings together health advocates from across the country to discuss major health issues. Pat Geraghty, president and CEO of GuideWell and...

Filed under: Community  


Toni Woods

Toni Woods is a Senior Media Relations Consultant for Florida Blue. She has worked in communications for more than 20 years in the health care, energy and sports industries, working with media around the world. She is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism.

More Posts


Sarasota’s Early Childhood Court named Florida Blue Foundation Sapphire Award Finalist

Posted on Apr 29th 2019 by Toni Woods

Back to Blog Home >>

The Early Childhood Court program of The Florida Center for Early Childhood in Sarasota changed its approach to handling cases of young children in foster care from one of simple management to one that seeks to heal the underlying source of maltreatment. For this effective approach that has improved the lives of children, the ECC has been named a finalist for the Florida Blue Foundation’s prestigious Sapphire Awards. The awards are part of the Foundation’s annual Community Health Symposium ,...

Filed under: Community  


Toni Woods

Toni Woods is a Senior Media Relations Consultant for Florida Blue. She has worked in communications for more than 20 years in the health care, energy and sports industries, working with media around the world. She is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism.

More Posts


Great News: HealthyBlue Rewards and Loyalty Program Is Getting Even Better

Posted on Apr 28th 2019 by Florida Blue

Back to Blog Home >>

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 you reach Gold status. Complete and report your eligible health activities on your HealthyBlue Rewards &...

Filed under: Medicare News  


Florida Blue

Social Media

More Posts


Celebrate 75 Years of Health in West Florida

Posted on Apr 24th 2019 by David Pizzo

Back to Blog Home >>

This month Florida Blue kicks off its 75th-anniversary celebration. A lot of change since we were established in 1944, but one thing that remains the same is our commitment to helping our members and the communities we serve to improve their health. This weekend we want to invite everyone to help us celebrate our anniversary with a free community celebration at our Florida Blue Center in Sarasota near UTC mall. This is a time to bring together our members, their families and the community at...

Filed under: Community  


David Pizzo

David Pizzo is Florida Blue’s Market President for West Florida. He is responsible for operations and local engagement in 14 counties ranging from Pasco and Hernando counties to Tampa Bay to Southwest Florida. Throughout his career, he has actively supported education including serving on the University of South Florida President’s Council Society and Center for Entrepreneurship Advisory Board, St. Leo University College of Business Advisory Board; USF Muma College of Business Advisory Board and Eckerd College President’s Associates. He holds a Bachelor’s of Science in pharmacy from Rutgers University and a Master’s of Business Administration in marketing and international business from NYU’s Stern Business School. 

More Posts


Small Changes Mean Good News in Diabetes Prevention

Posted on Apr 22nd 2019 by Florida Blue

Back to Blog Home >>

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 she was at risk to develop diabetes. According to the -Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 86 million adults have prediabetes, and...

Filed under: Member News  


Florida Blue

Social Media

More Posts


Pages

Archives

All

Optional