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Caregiver reading to senior citizen
PALS: Volunteers Are Always Needed … and Appreciated By Trish Imbrogno
July 7 2015

Looking for a way to give back to the community? Consider helping Highmark Medicare members through the PALS program.

Prescription Safety
Dr. Black’s Corner: Preventing Prescription Drug Misuse By Judith Black
May 9 2015

Dr. Judith Black offers tips to seniors to make sure prescriptions are used safely.

Two senior citizens
PALS: Helping People Maintain an Independent and Healthy Way of Life By Trish Imbrogno
April 17 2015

The PALS program offers help with everyday tasks, including chores, gardening and more, to keep people living independently.

Senior woman with an older male doctor reviewing information on a computer
Dr. Black’s Corner: What’s the Difference between an Annual Wellness Visit and a Physical Exam? By Judith Black
March 21 2015

An annual wellness visit is a chance for Medicare members to go beyond a routine exam and talk to their doctors about health.

Advance Directives: Be Sure Your Voice is Heard By Amanda Changuris
December 29 2014

When you can’t speak for yourself, your advance directive makes your wishes clear to family, friends and caregivers.

Two senior citizens looking up into the snow
Dr. Black’s Corner | Avoid the Winter Blues: Ways to Keep the Cold Weather from Getting You Down By Judith Black
November 24 2014

Winter may be cold and dark, but you can fight off seasonal blues with these tips from Dr. Judith Black.

SilverSneakers locations offer fitness classes for seniors
Healthways SilverSneakers Fitness Program Helps Seniors Stay Active By Andy Nichols
November 13 2014

A free SilverSneakers membership through a Highmark Medicare Advantage plan helped Brenda Merrick recover from major surgery.

Looking for Your Health Plan Website?

Need to find info about providers, prescriptions, coverage, claims, ID cards, or health spending or savings accounts? If so, your Highmark member site is the place to go. (It’s separate from this blog.)

Find your Member site address on the back of your member ID card — or, if your card isn’t handy, use the plan link on this list.

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