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HAP Balanced Living

Since 2013, HAP Balanced Living has been providing health and wellness information right to the homes of HAP members as a print magazine.  Now expanding digitally, HAP’s Balanced Living blog will continue its commitment to helping you live a balanced life.  We’ll feature stories about moving more, eating right, managing your health, understanding your plan and how to get involved in the community.

If there are topics that you’d like to see written about, whether in the print or digital version, please let us know by emailing balancedliving@hap.org.  

Contributor since May 16, 2016

285 posts

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Did you lose your employer-sponsored health plan? Learn your options

COVID-19 is causing employers to make tough choices, and sadly, layoffs are on the rise. HAP is here to help you understand your health care options. We can help you find the right one for you and your family.

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Michigan Auto Insurance Reform -- What HAP Members Should Know

In 2019, the State of Michigan passed legislation that changes the requirement to have unlimited, lifetime personal injury protection (PIP) benefits for no-fault auto insurance plans.

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5 Ways to Stay Fit During Quarantine

As we’re spending less time outside our homes, it’s more important than ever to prioritize physical health.Read More

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Save time and make life easy with prescription delivery service

If you’ve been thinking about a more convenient way to get your prescriptions, there’s never been a better time to switch to home delivery. Read More

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Talk to a doctor online, anytime, from anywhere

Your schedule and your family’s routine likely look a bit different in light of COVID-19 safety guidelines.Read More

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Need Support Through the COVID-19 Pandemic? These Community Resources Could Help

COVID-19 may have altered many aspects of our daily lives, but it's also illuminated an important fact: support and human kindness are all around. Read More

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Little Warning Signs: How Patrick Irwin Survived a Massive Heart Attack

Patrick Irwin was the picture of health – until one day in August 2016, when he suffered a massive heart attack.Read More

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Take a Hike: How An Innovative Heart Procedure Got Norm Levy Back on the Trail

Heart surgery usually means a long recovery, but a new procedure allowed this hiker to head for the great outdoors within weeks.Read More

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Make the most of these 12 Medicare benefits

Interested in getting the most out of your Medicare coverage? Here are 12 HAP Medicare Advantage plan benefits you should start using today.Read More

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Retiring? Here’s everything you should know about Medicare coverage

Turning 65 may come with cake and an extra birthday candle, but it also comes with a choice: the choice of your Medicare plan. Read More

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