Change Is Good: Make Sure Your Seniors Know About New Medicare Cards

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New Medicare ID cards will be mailed out in April of 2018. This is a pretty big deal – after years of requests from Medicare recipients, government representatives and advocate groups the CMS will no longer include social security numbers (SSNs) on the cards. Old versions of the card, which also included information like the recipient’s… [Read More]

This Flu Season’s Outbreak Is No Laughing Matter

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I’ve had more clients than usual reach out to me for communications related to this year’s flu season and flu prevention tips. Why, you ask? Because this year’s influenza outbreak is widespread with hospitalizations occurring in 49 of 50 states. And it’s no longer just dangerous for children and those age 65+… Now employees age… [Read More]

Cough, Cough. Who’s There? The Flu.

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We’re on the cusp of spring, and the flu has finally arrived. The annual flu season tends to hit between December and February—the winter months for those of us living in the Northern Hemisphere. This year is an anomaly. According to the CDC’s FluView report, flu activity, which includes influenza-like-illness, has been steadily climbing for… [Read More]

Mythbusters: Flu Shot Edition

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Flu season is here…along with falling temperatures. So, better bundle up to fend off the germs, right? Well no, not really. It turns out that along with cold weather and holiday sales, there seems to be no shortage of bad advice fueled by specious claims (during the winter and in general). Misinformation spreads easily, so… [Read More]

Key Flu Shots Considerations as Flu Season Approaches

I have spent the past three months working with my clients to schedule their annual onsite flu vaccination events. If you haven’t already scheduled yours, I would suggest doing so as soon as possible to secure the dates and times that work best for your sites. However, scheduling isn’t the only thing to consider this… [Read More]