Keep Your Independence by Staying Physically and Mentally Strong

It takes both a strong mind and strong body to live your best life. The mind and the body work hand-in-hand. When one isn't working well, the other won't either. Join Brandon Hicks, Territory Marketing Manager from our Huntsville office, as he discusses ways to keep your mind healthy and maintain your independence.

Get Moving with the Silver&Fit® Healthy Aging and Exercise Program

At Viva Medicare, we’re always seeking ways to help you stay as healthy and happy as possible so you can live your best life. The Silver&Fit Healthy Aging and Exercise Program is designed specifically for older adults and people on Medicare. Best of all, membership is included with every Viva Medicare plan at no cost to you! Join Silver&Fit for some beginner cardio and get moving!

The Silver&Fit program is provided by American Specialty Health Fitness, Inc., a subsidiary of American Specialty Health Incorporated (ASH). Silver&Fit and ASHConnect are trademarks of ASH and used with permission herein.

June Is Men's Health Month

It’s Men’s Health Month — a month dedicated to increasing awareness about men’s health issues. Did you know that men, on average, die almost five years earlier than women? Part of the reason is that men are more reluctant to go to the doctor. Yearly checkups help detect and treat diseases earlier, which promotes a better quality of life. Learn more by watching this video with Dr. Tara Bryant, Chief Medical Officer at Viva Health.

National Senior Health & Fitness Day

Today is National Senior Health & Fitness Day. Take a moment to stretch and move with Viva Health Café Supervisors of Retention and Retail Operations Remi Yarbrough and Mary Katherine Lane.

Women's Health Week

Women oftentimes take such good care of everyone else in their lives but forget about themselves. It’s Women’s Health Week—a time to remind women and girls to make their health a priority. Taking care of yourself physically and emotionally is the greatest gift you can give to your family and friends. Watch this video where Viva Health’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Tara Bryant, shares some ways women can improve their quality of life.

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day & Medication Safety

April 24th is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. This day addresses a crucial public safety and public health issue: the misuse of controlled prescription drugs. Millions of Americans misuse controlled prescription drugs every year and the majority of abused prescription drugs are obtained from family and friends, often from the home medicine cabinet. Learn more about this event, how to dispose of unused prescriptions properly, disposal drop-off locations in your area, and tips for remembering to take your prescribed medications as directed by watching this video from the Viva Health Pharmacy Department. 

April Is Stress Awareness Month

Dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic has caused unexpected and increased stress for most of us. Although most people now have an opportunity to get vaccinated for the virus, the lingering effects of COVID-19 fatigue and concerns about adjusting to a new normal can create a sense of worry and anxiety.

April is Stress Awareness Month. Stress affects us physically and emotionally. Knowing the signs of stress and learning how to manage them are important. If you or someone you know is showing signs of increased stress, watch this video from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Seasonal Allergies: Which Medication Is Right for You?

The blooming flowers and trees mean spring has sprung. It also means seasonal allergies are in full force. If you are sneezing, congested, or have a runny nose, you probably have seasonal allergies. Watch this short video from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to learn about the different types of medications that can help you find some relief.

It's Survey Season! We Want Your Feedback!

Every year, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) sends out surveys to a select group of people who have Medicare Advantage plans. These surveys let us, and CMS, know what we are doing well and how we can make our plans even better. Watch this short video to learn more about the CMS surveys and why it’s important to send them in.

The Importance of Preventive Tests and Screenings

Preventive tests and screenings save thousands of lives every year. Screenings can catch chronic diseases before they become a problem. Most preventive screenings are covered at no cost to you and may help you avoid costly hospital care, surgeries, and even terminal diseases. Join Viva Health’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Tara Bryant, as she discusses the importance of preventive screenings.

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