Health and Wellness

VillageCareMAX LivingWell Health & Wellness for members

 

Resources to help you stay healthy

VillageCareMAX members are always encouraged to take an active role in staying healthy and feeling good. The educational materials provided here, along with adhering to your physician’s treatment and prescription plans can help to ensure that you’re living your best life.


Learn More About Living and Aging with HIV and AIDS

Health care for people living with HIV has improved substantially. Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) has led to increased survival in people with HIV.

But while people with HIV are living longer, they are also living with unique challenges regarding how to age well. There are several simple but vital strategies that can help increase the likelihood of successful aging. Below are some resources to help you live long, healthy and fulfilling lives.


 

Learn More About Managing Diabetes

Whether you're living with diabetes or are newly diagnosed, the path to understanding it starts here. Find resources to improve your quality of life. Learn how to manage diabetes to prevent or delay health complications by controlling blood glucose, blood pressure, and cholesterol. Then, take steps to meet your target goals and stay healthy.


Learn More About Fall Prevention

Falls are a threat to the health of older adults and can reduce their ability to remain independent. However, falls don’t have to be inevitable as you age. You can reduce your chances of falling by exercising, managing your medications, having your vision checked, and making your home safer.


Learn More About Breast Cancer Screening 

Breast cancer is the second most common cancer among women, after skin cancer. It may affect men as well. Finding breast cancer early is critical because when it is found early, it is easier to treat.


Learn More About Cholesterol

Getting your cholesterol levels checked is an important part of staying healthy. High cholesterol increases your risk for heart disease and stroke.


Immunizations

All adults need vaccines. Vaccines help prevent diseases that can make you seriously ill, force you to miss work,
result in medical bills and make it difficult for you to care for your loved ones. You may need certain vaccines
depending on your age, job, lifestyle or health conditions — all of which can change over time.

Below are a some resources to learn more about immunizations and ways to stay health:


Loneliness

As people age, they often find themselves spending more time alone. This can affect your health and well-being. Everyone needs social connections to survive and thrive.

Below are a some resources to learn more about loneliness and ways to feel better:


Oral Health

Good oral health practices protect your teeth and gums, keep your breath fresh, and contribute to your overall health. By taking care of your oral health, you can protect yourself from serious dental and other health complications.

Below are a some resources to learn more about the benefits of good oral health practices:

 



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Page Last Updated: 11/16/2022