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Fall 2012, Vol. 3, No. 4
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Medicare Advantage for 2013
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Update on osteoporosis drugs
Beating back cholesterol
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Overcome nicotine craving
Still working in their 80s
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Feature Story

There's no quit in them

Working in their 80s

"LifeTimes" recently featured Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas employee Creola Phelps who retired earlier this year at 88. This prompted us to ask readers still working in their 80s to share their own inspiring stories. Among those who did are Ray Klaus, 83, of Park Ridge, Ill.; John T. Denney, 86, of Elk Grove Village, Ill.; and Herbert L. Weinfield, 86, of Northbrook, Ill.

Read what this trio does to stay active and helpful in their communities...


Latest News

Time to review 2013 Medicare Part D drug choices

By now you should have received your comprehensive 2013 BlueMedicareRx (PDP)SM information packet. Be sure to look over each document carefully, especially the “Annual Notice of Change” letter. This letter summarizes any changes to your Blue MedicareRx Plan benefits and costs. If you want any changes, they are effective Jan. 1, 2013.

A helpful summary of changes you might want to make in 2013 is here...

Medicare Part D
Your Health

Lower your cholesterol, a forkful at a time

Lower Your Cholesterol

The message is all around. Keep your blood cholesterol levels down for better health. Yet, roughly one of two American adults tops the recommended daily intake of cholesterol in their diets. This raises the question: Exactly how much is too much?

Find out what the USDA and others have to say on the subject...

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