Did You Know?

52% of people who responded to a recent poll believe that it is easier to do their taxes than to eat healthy.

Did You Know?

70% of all chronic disease is directly related to lifestyle choices.

We were surprised too. And, after thinking about it, we decided to create space on our website for information that will motivate, inform, and support employees, their families and friends who want to make healthy changes in their lifestyle.

Please check back often to find thoughtful tips and information that can have a huge impact on your health.

Reliable Sources for Information about the Coronavirus

ConnectCare3 Update

Our team has been closely monitoring and reviewing all available information on the COVID-19 virus. The best resources for up to date information include the Center for Disease Control, the National Institute of Health, and the World Health Organization.

Our team is still available to support you and your dependents on the health plan. Reach out to info@connectcare3.com to start working with our team.

Laughter can help reduce workplace stress

The April 2020 Live Well, Work Well newsletter discusses reducing workplace stress and the benefits of increasing calcium intake.

How to begin the conversation

End-of-life decision making is easier when done in advance. Here are some tips for beginning the conversation with your loved ones.

Long-Term Care

This newsletter answers many questions you may have about Long Term Care

Nutrition for Healthy Teeth

It’s more than just limiting soda and candy.

Why ConnectCare3?

This testimonial illustrates some benefits to partnering with ConnectCare3.

54,000 Americans will be diagnosed with oral cancer in 2020

Learn what to look for and how to reduce your chances of oral cancer.

How much do you know about oral health?

Take the Quiz!

The typical visit to the dentist

Why it’s so important and what should take place during your visit to the dentist.

There is a connection between oral and general health.

Your general health and oral health are connected. Learn why good oral health is so important.

Chronic Disease Management and ConnectCare3

A team approach.

We all know that its best to stop smoking altogether.

Learn how regular physical activity can help mitigate the effects of smoking,

Test your tobacco knowledge.

Can you ace this quiz?

Live Well Work Well Newsletter – February 2020

February is American Hearth Health month – here’s what you need to know.

What does smoking do to your finances?

Need another reason to cut back or stop smoking altogether?

Don’t deny yourself the occasional burger. But make it healthier!

We never get tired of a great burger. Make yours healthier with these easy swaps!

Are you making the most of appointments with your physician?

This useful tip sheet presents ideas that may be helpful as you prepare for your next visit.

Learn about Lipoprotein(a), or Lp(a).

Lipoprotein(a), or Lp(a) for short, is a particle in the blood that carries cholesterol, fats and protein. Read on to learn how it can affect your health.

Fish? Bird? Cat? Horse? It doesn’t matter which. Adopting will benefit you too!

Having pets can reduce blood pressure, promote physical healing, reduce anxiety, fatigue, depression, and provide emotional support. This flyer explains how.

Heart Disease Testing

Heart Disease includes numerous conditions. ConnectCare3 explains some of the tests your doctor may order to diagnose specific conditions.

Your heart rate is an indicator of your health and fitness.

This newsletter will explain how to calculate your heart rate and heart rate zones. Look for recipes, info about diets, and allergies, too!

Uncomfortable with “meditation?”

“Guided imagery” may provide the mental escape you are looking for during uncomfortable procedures. Click here to learn more…

Your eating habits can also reduce inflammation.

Hamburger vs. a beautiful piece of broiled fish. You choose. This flyer presents a few other not so obvious choices for reducing inflammation.

Certain foods may reduce inflammation and chronic pain.

This one page flyer presents a few foods that may help you!

Managing Chronic Pain

There are options for managing chronic pain. Read on to discover one (or more) that may work for you!

July’s Live Well Work Well Newsletter is full of cool summer recipes and tips to help you enjoy the warm weather.

Primary Care Providers…Who are they? What do they do? If you are wondering, click this link to find answers!

Biometric Health Screenings provide a snapshot of your overall health. Read on to learn more…

Tired of counting sheep? Getting the proper amount of rest each night can be a challenge. Here are some great ideas if you are falling short on sleep.

Click on the link below to learn the truth about sleep studies.

Wondering about sleep apnea? This one-page info sheet provides helpful answers!

Are you at risk for sleep apnea? Take this simple test to find out!

This edition of Live Well, Work Well contains insights about Mental Health, Eye Health, and a warning about your oats!

Looking for the skinny on nutrition labels? This link has the scoop!

It’s important to get your biometric screening performed so that you know if your numbers are in the healthy range or if there are healthy lifestyle changes that you can make to improve them. Learn about three of the most common measurements performed at a biometric screen by following this link!

It’s February! Heart Health Month! Did you know that one in three women has a form of cardiovascular disease?

Increase your heart health and reduce stress with ideas from this newsletter (yummy recipe included)!

Are you doing everything you can to be safe when you are out and about?

Here are a few reminders to help you and your loved ones remain safe when you are outside.

Wondering if you should see a Dematologist?

Your skin is the largest organ of your body! Dermatologists treat more than 3,000 conditions and diseases of the skin, hair, mucous membranes, and nails. This one-page guide will help you decide if a Dermatologist is the right choice for you.

Are you confused about which foods are considered “inflammatory” and which are “anti-inflammatory?”

This one-page chart shows the healthiest anti-inflammatory choices at a glance!

Are you considering a new diet? Read about fad diets, winter colds and tips to stave off those post-holiday blues.

This newsletter also contains a tuna and kale recipe…

Anxious about traveling for advanced care?

Highmark’s nurse navigators can help you overcome barriers if you need to travel for an appropriate diagnosis and care. This short video tells you more.

If you need to travel to receive appropriate care, you aren’t alone with Highmark.

Here are a few tips if you must travel for your better health. Highmark will help you find accommodations, transportation, and moral support!