You Deserve Ongoing Wellness…Make sure you get it with a Medicare Annual Wellness Visit!

I received a received a post card in the mail the other day from the good people at ClareMedica reminding me that it was time to schedule an appointment for my “Medicare Annual Wellness Visit”. I remember that I had been to the doctor for what I thought was a physical exam not too long ago, so I wasn’t sure what this was all about. I decided to call the office to find out. Christy, the scheduler at the ClareMedica office is always delightful and very patient with me. She took the time to explain to me a few things about the difference between a Medicare Annual Wellness Visit and what I termed as a physical. Turns out that there’s a big difference…here’s what I found out: Annual Wellness

75 and Strong – You Can Be Too!

I recently turned 75, and the saying ‘age is just a number’ has never rang more true for me than it does today. While my body presents new challenges such as arthritis and failing knees in an effort to slow me down, my brain tells me otherwise - and so do my grandkids! At my annual wellness exam, my doctor confirms that I am indeed doing as well as I like to think I am, but warns that I will only continue to thrive as long as I stay the course with regular exercise and a healthy diet. In fact, my continued independence depends on it. A study funded by the National Institutes of Health and the National Institute on Aging, engaged over 1,600 sedentary men and women between the ages of 70 and 8

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