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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

277 posts

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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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Feeling Isolated? Here’s How to Cope with Loneliness

You’re not alone, even though it might feel like it.Read More

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Do You Know the Difference Between a Sudden Cardiac Arrest and a Heart Attack?

Find out what can cause a sudden cardiac arrest and what you can do if someone has one.

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How Does Your Diet Affect Inflammation?

Find out what inflammation is and how it’s linked to chronic disease and an unhealthy diet.Read More

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5 Tips to Choose a Doctor You Can Talk To

A physician you can trust helps you be healthier in the long run.Read More

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Sore Back? Try These Five Exercises to Strengthen Your Core

Build up your core muscles to help with balance, agility and good posture.Read More

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Traveling This Winter? Pack These Essentials

Assist America, our emergency travel assistance partner, shares tips to help you stay warm, pack light and carry the right essentials for travel this holiday season.

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8 Reasons to Love HAP

See all the bonus extras you get with your HAP membership.Read More

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Find Your Focus: How Our Love of Multitasking Can Harm Us

With so much vying for our attention, our thoughts can seem like bouncing PingPong balls – and the effects can be serious.

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