OPERS is committed to offering you resources to help you achieve your optimal health and prevent diseases. Program features are described below.
HumanaVitality is a wellness program created to help you get, and stay on a healthier path - one small step at a time. And it's already part of your Humana Medicare plan - available to you at no extra cost. It's a fun and engaging program that helps you find out more about your health. Make the healthy choices that work for you.
Get started now by logging into MyHumana.com and taking your HumanaVitality Health Assessment. This assessment can help you understand your current health. Knowing the right moves to make begins with knowing where you stand. The Health Assessment is designed to help you understand your current state of health and find simple ways for you to make positive changes.
Log in to MyHumana.com and click on "HumanaVitality" today.
Undergoing an annual physical helps you and your doctor identify potential health problems early, review any prescription and over-the-counter medications you are taking, and discuss ways you can achieve your optimal health.
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) was convened by the Public Health Service to rigorously evaluate clinical research in order to assess the merits of preventive measures, including screening tests, counseling, immunizations, and preventive medications. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/recommendations.htm.
SilverSneakers is a fun, energizing program that helps older adults take greater control of their health by encouraging physical activity and offering social events.
Unlock the door to greater independence and a healthier life with SilverSneakers. SilverSneakers provides a fitness center membership to any participating location across the country. This includes:
For more information, please visit SilverSneakers.com or call at 1-800-345-8090.
Humana Active Outlook is the primary source for health and wellness education, preventive screenings, and clinical condition management available to Humana Medicare participants.
Learn more about how you can live a healthier lifestyle! Join other participants to learn about brain fitness, the right way to exercise, how to eat healthy, computers and technology, managing conditions, and understanding your healthcare experience in our local health and wellness classes in select communities. And don’t miss out on our health education seminars, where you’ll learn about condition-specific topics such as diabetes or osteoporosis. Watch presentations from experts, get a health screening, hear the latest information on health conditions, and talk with professionals who can answer your questions.
Visit www.HumanaActiveOutlook.com for additional information.
Making important choices and getting organized can be real challenging. That’s why Humana and OPERS are proud to offer you the LifeKeeper Advanced Care Planning Guide from Humana Active Outlook.
LifeKeeper is available to you at no extra cost. It will help you organize your important personal information. It also will help you make health care choices now in case you’re not able to tell people what you want later. Getting organized will help you live the kind of life you want.
Supplies are limited, so call us toll free at 1-866-777-1269 (TTY:711). You also can order by visiting HumanaActiveOutlook.com.
My Diabetes Path can help you stay on track toward better health. Humanaís My Diabetes Path website can help you learn to control your diabetes and improve your health.
What you will find:
Start your journey toward better health today by visiting the My Diabetes Path web site. Itís easy and available to you at no additional cost. Just visit MyDiabetesPath.com.
Most of us have heard the saying “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” While this idea has been around for hundreds of years, it is something that still rings true today. Taking steps to be healthy BEFORE becoming ill is an important part of living a long and happy life. This is true for everyone, including seniors. There are things we all can do to be healthier. Humana believes in the power of prevention. This is why we are happy to offer our personal health coaching program to OPERS members. If you take part in the personal health coaching program, you can get help with:
There are two ways you can get started:
Humana offers a Case Management program to provide a higher level of management and involvement for the seriously ill or injured who need intensive, hands-on support. Humana’s Case Management nursing staff provides the following:
Their goal is to contribute to the patient’s sense of well-being, address their quality of life, ease the physical and emotional burdens associated with a major medical event and promote the most positive clinical outcomes possible.
WellDine is a meal delivery service for Humana plan participants who have recently been discharged from the hospital or another inpatient facility. The program goal is to improve nutrition after being discharged and to connect Humana participants to a home food delivery program. Humana must have your physician’s approval of the meal prior to meal delivery beginning. WellDine will provide up to four weeks of meals per year per patient. A Humana representative will assist you in scheduling your delivery.
*Not available to participants who live in Alaska or Hawaii.
As a Humana participant, you have access to health information, guidance, and support. Whether you have an immediate health concern or questions about a particular medical condition, call HumanaFirst for expert advice and guidance at no additional cost to you. Call 1-800-622-9529, TTY 1-888-791-2008 to talk to a nurse.
Do you have arthritis, asthma, diabetes, heart disease, depression or other long term conditions?
If your answer to this question is “yes”, you can gain confidence and learn skills to become a positive self manager of your health by attending a Healthy U or Healthy U: Diabetes workshop. These free workshops offered through your Area Agency on Aging are open to anyone living with a chronic condition. Family, friends and caregivers are also welcome.
The interactive workshops, which meet weekly for six weeks, offer information on better ways to cope and manage symptoms. Discussion topics include relaxation, medication management, and physical activity, nutrition, working with your health care team, and setting goals.
Call the Area Agency on Aging at 1-866-243-5678 to learn how to find a workshop in your area or click here to view the information online..
As a Humana participant, you can save money on products and services that aren’t part of your health plan benefits. Humana has arrangements with the following providers that make these services available to you at reduced rates:
As a Humana participant, you have access to assistance through the internet or telephone with everyday health-related issues and life transitions. Specially trained senior consultants offer guidance on issues such as:
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