Resources for Individuals

Inspiring Stories of Resilience to Help You Make It Through COVID-19

Apr 15, 2020 3:18:07 PM / by Lauren Colby posted in covid-19, mental health, individual

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It doesn’t need to be said any more than it already has, the COVID-19 pandemic has thrown us into an unprecedented time of confusion and struggle. Though world wars, terrorist attacks, recession, and natural disasters have all been a part of our personal histories, this pandemic is different because it is touching all of our lives, all around the world, at once.

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Which Medicare Supplement Plan is Right for You?

Apr 2, 2020 1:48:34 PM / by Erik Soderborg posted in medicare supplement, medigap, individual

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If you are 65 years old, or about to turn 65, you know all too well the volume of letters and information about retirement, social security, and Medicare that is out there. The opportunities available to you are engineered to provide you with a security blanket after you have retired from work.

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How Your Sleep Affects Your Sight

Apr 1, 2020 2:44:26 PM / by Erik Soderborg posted in vision, individual

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Here it is. The article you've been waiting to forward on to your significant other that will settle your debate and justify your desire for a few more minutes (or hours) of sleep.
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Use TeleMedicine to Save Time and Money (infographic)

Apr 1, 2020 9:52:19 AM / by Erik Soderborg posted in TeleMed, TeleMedicine, individual

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An Article on Toothpaste (and why it matters which you buy).

Mar 31, 2020 1:36:43 PM / by Erik Soderborg posted in dental, individual

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Yes, you have lived to read an actual article on toothpaste!

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A Flossing Game (for real)

Mar 30, 2020 1:59:13 PM / by Lauren Colby posted in dental, individual

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We've all endured the lecture on brushing and flossing more consistently while sitting in a dentist's chair. With one look, our dentist knows that we flossed the three days leading up to our appointment, so we could say, "Yeah, I floss." The dentist compliments us on our good habits, knowing full well that we may be stretching the truth.

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How Does Dental Insurance Work?

Mar 25, 2020 1:31:20 PM / by Erik Soderborg posted in dental, individual

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Dental insurance, like all types of insurance, serves to protect you financially against things that may go wrong with your teeth and/or mouth. You pay a monthly payment (premium) that goes to an insurance company that is willing to take on the risk that you have dental work done.

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What's with Waiting Periods?

Mar 24, 2020 3:18:46 PM / by Erik Soderborg posted in dental, individual

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You're in the market for dental insurance, and you want to check out the individual dental plans available to you. You browse through a number of plans based on your needs and, of course, which plans provide the most bang for your buck and then--you find it--the plan that was meant for you. Great coverage with a reasonable monthly premium. Attractive to both your brain and your wallet. 

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5 Ways You Are Hurting Your Vision

Mar 24, 2020 1:56:21 PM / by Erik Soderborg posted in vision, individual

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It's easy to remember that on a daily basis you need to brush your teeth, take a shower, exercise, and eat healthy. Such habits are groomed into you from an early age. However, one important part of your body that often gets neglected without you even realizing it is your eyes. How often do you take care of your vision? Do you have vision insurance, so that you can see an eye doctor on a regular basis? For many people, the answer to the latter question is no. But even if you don't have vision coverage, there are still ways to take care of your eyes. The following list outlines habits that are hurting your vision.

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5 Vision-Saving Tips to Keep You From Going Blind

Mar 24, 2020 11:08:25 AM / by Erik Soderborg posted in vision, individual

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"Your eyes are the windows of your face." ~Christopher Walken

Wise words from one of the most impersonated celebrities of all time. While we don't advocate relying on celebrities for your vision insurance needs, Mr. Walken actually has a point here.

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