Not Getting Enough Sleep?

Posted on Jan 4th 2019 by Florida Blue

Nothing beats the feeling of your head sinking into a soft pillow as you drift off into dreamland. And there isn’t much worse than tossing and turning all night trying to fall asleep. As we age, falling asleep and staying asleep can start to become an even bigger challenge. According to the National Sleep Foundation, 44 percent of older adults exper [...]

If you sometimes struggle to make it to the bathroom in time or have accidents, you aren’t alone. Almost half of all older adults experience some form of incontinence. Even though incontinence is a common problem, that doesn’t make it any easier for the people living with it. Contrary to what you might think, incontinence isn’t always a result of aging. But, older adults are more likely [...]

The Florida Blue Foundation collaborated with five Tampa Bay area YMCA associations to expand the “Safety Around Water” awareness campaign. The program, which teaches two sets of skills that will reduce the risk of drowning and give participants confidence around water, will be taken out into the communities the Y serves in addition to continuing at more than 30 YM [...]

Late Friday night, December 14, U.S. District Judge Reed O’Connor agreed with a coalition of Republican states that, since earlier this year Congress repealed the tax penalty for not having healt [...]

Self-care is the perfect way to recover from the chaos of the holidays. And the perfect place to start is Better You Strides, powered by CaféWell®, a free online wellness program that uses your needs, goals and interests to build your customized plan to better health. Let Better You Strides to guide yo [...]

If you live in South or Central Florida and you’re not already taking advantage of all that Sanitas Medical Centers have to offer, then you’re missing out! At a Sanitas near you, you’ll get personalized care for you and your whole family. [...]

We feel very fortunate to serve the residents of the beautiful state of Florida. In South Florida, Florida Blue employees engage in numerous charitable programs and volunteer days of giving. [...]

It’s the time of year when many of us select our health insurance plans for next year. Deciding which plan is right for you and your family can sometimes feel overwhelming; you want to make sure you select the right plan to protect you and your family. Here are some questions to ask to help you evaluate your options: What is the total cost? The amount you pay ea [...]

Teachers played a very influential part of my life during elementary school. Whether it was my uncle, who was a teacher and taught me many of life’s lessons when I was away from school after my parents’ divorced or it was the teachers who led my classroom, they were significant figures in my life. Two that really stand out are my fourth-grade teachers Ms. Alfonso and Mr. Patrillo. As st [...]

The holiday season is filled with hustle and bustle of shopping, parties, family get-togethers, and lots of food. You don’t have to miss out on all the fun. Here are a few simple tricks to keep you on track this holiday season. Don’t skip meals You may think you are saving calories for later, but most people tend to overeat [...]

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