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August 2013

Wellness Wednesday-Hug a Senior!

National Senior Citizens Day
Are you lucky enough to have some favorite senior citizens in your life? If you are, then you already know how special they are, and that they are a blessing in our lives, not a burden. Did you know that in 1988, President Ronald Regan declared August 21st as National Senior Citizens Day? He was certainly on to something to give them their day.

Talking Tuesday-A Need for Good Brokers

Having a Good Website and Good Brokers
Brought to you by: Jessica Zigmond

A new analysis suggests that smart design of the websites used for the new state insurance exchanges to enroll consumers in health plans could save consumers and the government more than $9 billion a year.

New Disease-Obesity

Obesity in the News This Week
Brought to you by: Heather Mollon, Strategic Account Manager at Benefit Logic, Inc.  Providing free consultations for individuals and employers.

Has anyone ever walked by your favorite guilty pleasure food joint and had the twinge of a craving? Or while watching your favorite show a commercial comes on.

Wellness Wednesday-HCR Terminology-Part 2

Part 2 continued: HCR Terminology-Part 2

Lifetime Maximum

Insurance policies are no longer allowed to require a specific dollar maximum paid for essential health benefits. Regulations also permit individuals who previously reached a lifetime maximum and who are otherwise still eligible for coverage an opportunity to re-enroll.

Talking Tuesday-HCR Terminology-Part 1

Understanding HCR Terminology
The Affordable Care Act

(officially, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, aka PPACA, ACA or Obamacare)

this is the healthcare reform bill signed into law by President Obama on March 23, 2010.

Fitness Friday-Back to School Fitness for You

Fitness and YOU
Now that the kids are getting ready to go back to school, it’s time to get things in order and start figuring out everyone’ schedules and routines. And what better time to look at your own schedule and figure out how fitness will once again be part of YOUR day.

Fitness routine’s for parents get put on a back burner when it’s summer.

Wellness Wednesday-Benefits of Eating Breakfast

The Many Benefits of Breakfast

The right breakfast foods can help you concentrate, give you strength – even help you maintain a healthy weight.
Brought to you by: WebMD
By Kathleen M. Zelman, MPH, RD, LD WebMD Weight Loss Clinic-Feature
Reviewed by Louise  Chang, MD

Your mother was right: Breakfast really is the most important meal of the day.

Motivational Monday

Do you ever feel like you just can’t do it anymore? No energy to even motivate yourself to do the simplest of things…’s ok, it happens to everyone at one time or another. It’s hard to understand why it happens or even to try to explain it to someone.

Benefits of Traditional Life Insurance


For literally hundreds of years life insurance has been, and continues to be, one of the most powerful financial tools available to the consuming public. At the same time, it continues to be one of the least understood and underutilized products at our disposal.

Insurance and Sticker Shock

Insurers warn of overhaul-induced sticker shock

By Tom Murphy

Some Americans could see their insurance bills double next year as the health care overhaul law expands coverage to millions of people.

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