The open enrollment period for Medicare is now open and runs from Oct. 15 through Dec. 7. While there may not be any major changes in store for traditional Medicare or Medicare Advantage plans in the coming year, it’s still wise for seniors to review their coverage to make sure it meets their unique needs.
Here’s a real head-scratcher: Oregon, with its storied rain and heavy clouds, has one of the highest rates of skin cancer in the entire country. How can that be? For starters, even though much of the state is blanketed in gray for a good part of the year, harmful UV rays still come through. And
Fourteen months into the COVID-19 pandemic and Dan Thoma’s morning exercise routine is shot. The senior manager of behavioral health for Moda Health, Thoma said it’s been months since he abandoned his morning exercises – not out of laziness, injury or lack of time, but simply because of the disorder from the pandemic. “COVID has
Earlier this year, Karis Stoudamire-Phillips, vice president of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and Community Initiatives at Moda, was checking in on a colleague to see how he and his family had been doing during the pandemic. The colleague shared that it had been a little rocky, especially for his son, who has autism.
Living in the shadow of COVID-19 for nearly the past year has caused quite a few changes in people’s day-to-day lives: think social distancing, constant handwashing and outdoor dining in the middle of winter.
Like just about everything else in 2020, the holiday season is going to be a little different this year, thanks largely to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Family gatherings will be smaller, travel will be limited and annual traditions may just have to take a year off.