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Three ways to reduce health risks for adults age 65 and older during the holiday season

By Signify Health Team on 12/20/16 8:30 AM

Adults age 65 and older are at higher risk for contracting contagious illnesses and diseases such as the flu, and can have a more difficult time rebounding. That’s why it’s especially important to communicate to health plan members ways they can stay happy and healthy during the busy holiday season.

Topics: Member Engagement
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Important updates from the CDC for this flu season

By Signify Health News on 12/5/16 8:05 AM

Anyone age 65 and older can experience greater severity in symptoms and complications from influenza—and according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, older adults accounted for roughly 60-80 percent of flu-related deaths in recent years. 

Topics: Member Engagement Medicare Advantage Risk Adjustment
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Thanksgiving is also National Family Health History Day

By Signify Health News on 11/18/16 2:00 PM

The table is set, and the turkey is carved. Your family is all at the table—for most of us, that’s a rarity. So what will be the topic of conversation with the multiple generations sitting at your table for Thanksgiving Dinner? In honor of National Family Health History Day, consider using this opportunity to discuss the chronic conditions that affect or have affected your loved ones and relatives.

Topics: Member Engagement Care Management
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Closing the gap for diabetic health plan members

By Signify Health News on 11/14/16 2:00 PM

Diabetes impacts approximately 30 million people in the United States. More than a quarter of those individuals are 65 and older, making this a serious health concern for the elderly population. World Diabetes Day 2016 is meant to bring awareness to the vulnerable populations worldwide who battle diabetes every day.

Topics: Member Engagement Medication Therapy Management
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Honoring our veterans with each assessment

By Signify Health News on 11/11/16 1:00 PM

In honor of Veterans Day, Signify Health salutes veterans of our armed forces and the commitment and sacrifices they’ve made to protect our nation.
 

Topics: Member Engagement