healthy-living

Healthy living

Start making healthier choices every day

Sometimes a small change, like going to bed a little earlier, can make a big difference. Sometimes you need to summon the courage to make a major life decision like relocating to a new city. Whatever your needs, you’ll find help here with research-based information and practical tips that can help you and your family start living a healthier, more rewarding life.

Page 1 of 11

Healthcare 101: Have you had your flu shot?

Healthcare 101: Have you had your flu shot?

If you haven’t, it’s still not too late! Getting a flu shot every year is a great way to protect you and your loved ones from getting the flu. You can get the shot at your doctor’s office, health clinic, or local pharmacy.

Read more
Couple meeting with agent

Welcome new Humana members!

We want to help you make good use of the benefits of your plan. You can manage and improve the health of your family by using a wide range of health living and well-­‐being resources available. To help you and your family start living a healthier, more rewarding life, here are three things to accomplish this month.

Read more
Group of people running on treadmills

Living healthier just got more rewarding! Earn a $10 value reward today with Humana Vitality.

When you retake your free Health Assessment in 2016, you’ll be rewarded. You can choose a pedometer or a $10 e-­‐gift card for Amazon.com, Macy’s, Target, or iTunes. Plus, you’ll earn up to 750 Vitality points.

Read more

12 timely tips for toy safety

Chances are your children will get at least a few toys as gifts from friends and family this season. And the same way you go through their Halloween candy to make sure it’s safe, you should also check the toys they receive.

Read more
Traffic in winter storm

Use these checklists to help you prepare for winter’s worst

When rough winter weather comes, you may have to stay where you are for several days. You could also be without power and heat for quite some time. So think through what three days without power, water, or heat would be like. These checklists of emergency supplies and actions you should take will help you prepare.

Read more

The Flu and You: Frequently Asked Questions

Who should get a flu shot this year?

Almost everyone age 6 months and up should get a flu shot according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), but some people are especially likely to become seriously ill.

Read more

Remodel Your Resolutions

The New Year often feels like a new beginning and a chance to create big change. Eating better, losing weight, improving finances, and quitting smoking are popular goals this time of year.

Read more

Blue Button: Accessing your personal health data is easy as 1-2-3

Think of all the times you sat in a waiting room at a doctor’s office. As you filled out the necessary paperwork, you may have blanked at the exact date of a certain surgery you had a few months ago or struggled to spell the name of a prescription you can’t even pronounce. We don’t all know our medical records like the backs of our hands.

Read more

Kicking the Habit for Good: How To Finally Quit Smoking

Quitting is one of the hardest things for a smoker to do. The fact that so many people openly acknowledge the risks and detriments to their health, yet continue to smoke, illustrates just how difficult the battle can be.

Read more

Healthcare 101: Battling the cold and flu season

Cold and flu season is here once again. The number of cases of colds tends to peak in December or January. February is usually peak time for influenza.

Read more

Page 1 of 11

healthcare-glossary

Regular mammograms may lead to early detection

Give yourself the best chance at staying healthy, talk to your doctor about when and how often you should get a mammogram.

Learn more here
Find reference materials for pharmacists

What's your dental IQ?

See how you can improve your oral health and overall well-being. Take our dental health assessment for personalized tips to get started.

Test your dental IQ
Insurance 101

Insurance 101

Learn the basics of insurance to get started on the right path.

Get started