Elevate - Spring 2017

Learn about advance care planning, relieving stress, prescription drug safety, and more.

​Even if you are in good health now, it’s never too early to start a conversation about the medical care you would want in the future.
You probably know that managing your stress level is good for your health. Try adding some of these simple practices to your daily routine to help alleviate stress and anxiety, and promote a more positive mood.
The dental carriers that participate in PERACare—Cigna Dental and Delta Dental—have made improvements to how they cover routine and periodontal care for patients with health conditions such as heart disease, kidney disease, stroke, organ transplants, diabetes, and some cancers.
The production of the Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield 2017 benefit booklet that describes your health care coverage has been delayed.
Raita is a condiment packed with vitamins C and K and cancer-protective anthocyanins. Enjoy it with spicy kebabs, herbed flatbread, or as an easy dip.
​Unused and expired medications should be properly disposed of as soon as possible. Colorado has numerous prescription take-back locations and mail-back envelopes can be purchased at some pharmacies.