Stay Active for Healthy Blood Pressure

Posted on Apr 8th 2021 by Florida Blue

Back to Blog Home >>

You already know that properly managing your blood pressure may help lower your risk for heart disease and stroke. Eating a healthy diet and getting enough physical activity play key roles in doing that. That’s why Florida Blue Medicare Advantage plans include SilverSneakers® as your fitness benefit at no additional cost. Florida Blue Medicare Supplement members can add a SilverSneakers membership for an additional monthly premium. Participating in SilverSneakers may help you get the CDC-...

Filed under: Medicare  


Florida Blue

Social Media

More Posts


We Can Help You Stay Healthy and Fit at Home

Posted on Apr 6th 2021 by Florida Blue

Back to Blog Home >>

The Florida Blue Centers continue to provide virtual support, services and events to serve our communities during the pandemic. Your neighborhood nurses, community specialists and local sales and service specialists are available to help with questions about COVID-19, testing site locations, community resources, navigating the health care system, finding virtual care options, checking enrollment eligibility and other concerns. Call 877-352-5830 to be routed to your local Florida Blue Center...

Filed under: Community  


Florida Blue

Social Media

More Posts


New Law Reduces Health Insurance Costs

Posted on Apr 1st 2021 by Florida Blue

Back to Blog Home >>

Many of us know about the additional $1,400 in stimulus money that was provided in the American Rescue Plan. But you may be surprised to know that there’s even more financial help in the plan available to you. In fact, the plan will help more people afford health insurance and reduce the monthly cost for people who already have an Affordable Care Act plan (ACA), also known as Obamacare. How, you ask? Nearly everyone who buys their own individual or family health insurance through the ACA...

Filed under: Health Education  


Florida Blue

Social Media

More Posts


Giving Is Good for Our Company’s Soul

Posted on Mar 23rd 2021 by Susan Towler

Back to Blog Home >>

Giving back to our communities is ingrained in us as a company. One of the main ways Florida Blue does that is through our partnership with the United Way. Our records show it officially began in 1964, but community support has been important to us for most of our 77-year history. It is a cornerstone of our culture of giving and volunteerism, which ties directly to our mission of helping people and communities achieve better health. Florida Blue has partnered with United Way for 57 years and we...

Filed under: Community  


Susan Towler

Susan B. Towler, APR, is vice president of the Florida Blue Foundation, the philanthropic affiliate of Florida Blue. She is also executive director of corporate social responsibility for Florida Blue and has responsibility for the company’s philanthropic strategy.

More Posts


Complete your Medicare Health Risk Appraisal on My Health Link

Posted on Mar 16th 2021 by Florida Blue

Back to Blog Home >>

Earn a $20 gift card in 20 minutes and help Florida Blue Medicare better serve your health needs. It only takes 20 minutes to complete your health risk appraisal online through your My Health Link™ account at floridablue.com/medicare . We ask Medicare members to complete the short survey every year to help us understand your health. Your answers help us tailor programs and services to better meet your health needs. And, you’ll qualify for a $20 gift card through HealthyBlue Rewards when you...

Filed under: Medicare  


Florida Blue

Social Media

More Posts


Get COVID-19 Vaccine Facts, Help Stop The Myths

Posted on Mar 16th 2021 by Florida Blue

Back to Blog Home >>

Waiting for your life to return to some semblance of normalcy? Well, it might be just a shot or two away with the COVID-19 vaccine. There’s never been more hope than now in the fight against COVID-19 as several vaccines become available to more people. Check with your doctor or health care provider about what’s best for you regarding the vaccine. Then, when it’s your turn to get the vaccine, do your part and roll up your sleeve. It’s one of the most important steps we can take to fight the...

Filed under: Health Education  


Florida Blue

Social Media

More Posts


Tips From A Doctor To Help You Choose Your Doctor

Posted on Mar 16th 2021 by Marilyn Young

Back to Blog Home >>

Choosing a primary care doctor can be a tough decision, no matter who you are. Even if you’re a doctor. “It’s one thing I think everyone struggles with,” said Dr. Deborah Stewart, a senior medical director at Florida Blue. “Probably even physicians and nurses, just like everyone else.” The first thing to know, Dr. Stewart stressed, is everyone should have a primary care doctor. They give you and your family broad access to the health system, can treat a variety of health conditions and can help...

Filed under: Healthy Living  


Marilyn Young

Marilyn Young spent more than 30 years as a newspaper reporter and editor before joining Florida Blue.

More Posts


Hearing Aids Keep You in the Conversation

Posted on Mar 2nd 2021 by Florida Blue

Back to Blog Home >>

Maybe you’ve thought about getting a hearing aid, but you aren’t sure how it will look or if it will really help you. If you have trouble hearing, a hearing aid can significantly improve your quality of life. It can: Improve communication Help you stay more alert Reduce background noise Help you regain independence Help you feel more included While Medicare Part B covers hearing exams required for medical treatment, it does not cover an annual routine hearing exam. The good news is some Florida...

Filed under: Medicare  


Florida Blue

Social Media

More Posts


Our Centers Can Help You Stay Healthy from Home

Posted on Mar 1st 2021 by Florida Blue

Back to Blog Home >>

The Florida Blue Centers continue to provide virtual support, services and events to serve our communities during the pandemic. Your neighborhood nurses, community specialists and local sales and service specialists are available to help with questions about COVID-19, testing site locations, community resources, navigating the health care system, finding virtual care options, checking enrollment eligibility and your other concerns. Call 877-352-5830 to be routed to your local Florida Blue...

Filed under:


Florida Blue

Social Media

More Posts


Eat right, feel better and age well during National Nutrition Month

Posted on Feb 20th 2021 by Florida Blue

Back to Blog Home >>

Feeling sluggish or down can be your body’s way of telling you to eat more nutrient-rich foods. Good nutrition is important to healthy aging. National Nutrition Month is the perfect time to develop better habits. Eating well and staying active can help you stay healthy so you can keep doing the things you love to do. Benefits of good nutrition Our nutrition needs change as we get older. It’s important to get enough potassium, calcium, vitamin D, vitamin B-12 and fiber, especially as you age...

Filed under: Medicare  


Florida Blue

Social Media

More Posts


Pages

Archives

All

Optional