Month: April 2023

  • National Minority Health Month is observed the entire month of April. Family Medicine Physician Chantel Jacobs explains why the color of your skin shouldn’t affect the quality of your care. All Americans should have equal opportunities to pursue a healthy lifestyle, but research reveals that’s not always the case. Millennium Physician Group Family Medicine Physician [...]
  • Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment Is a Hands-On Approach to Relieve Joint and Back Pain Back and joint pain are common conditions that your primary-care provider might refer you to a specialist for. This may lead you to consider a technique called osteopathic manipulative treatment - or OMT. Millennium Physician Group Sports Medicine Physician Reginald Pinder, DO, [...]
  • What You Need to Know About Aging In to Medicare Most people look forward to becoming eligible for Medicare, but “aging in” to the program can be intimidating. There’s a lot to learn! We hit the streets to find out what some Medicare-age folks really think of the whole process.   Rebecca knows the basics, “I [...]
  • Attend a Local or Virtual Medicare Answers Meeting During this meeting, our partners at HealthShare360 will cover:  How pharmacy benefits work under Medicare  Additional benefits Medicare can cover you may not be aware of  How to find the best plan for you that includes your doctors and preferred hospital  Call 844.878.5012 or click to see [...]
  • April 1 - 7 Was National Medication Safety Week It’s important to learn how to use your medicines safely to avoid unwanted side effects and interactions - especially as you age. The older you get, the more likely you are to be taking additional medicines (prescription and over-the-counter) which can increase your chance of having [...]
  • March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month By Erin Wolf, APRN “Have you had your colonoscopy?” This is a question your primary-care provider may ask you during your annual visit. You might dread the question (and the procedure), but it’s an important part of preventing colorectal cancer. According to the American Cancer Society,  colorectal cancer is [...]