The isolation of social distancing may have caused or enhanced feelings of social anxiety. Learn how to identify it and help manage your symptoms.
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Wellness and Prevention
5 Tips to Avoid Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
As the weather gets colder and the days grow shorter, many people suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). Here are a few tips to combat the “seasonal blues” and keep your mental health on track.
COPD: What You Need to Know to Breathe Easy
Did you know that over 15 million Americans have been diagnosed with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)?
6 Reasons To Get Moving
Aging comes with its fair share of changes. But there are things you can do to maintain your health, independence, and quality of life.
A Simple Way To Stay Independent As You Age
Learn how a cane or walker can help you keep your balance—and your freedom.
A Doctor’s Guide to Choosing Allergy Medicine Wisely
By Wayne Rawlins, MD, MBA
Allergies can pop up throughout the year. You may be tempted to grab the closest antihistamine medicine to fend off your itchy eyes, sneezing, or a runny nose. Before you do, make sure the medicine won’t do more harm than good.
Dazed and Sniffling in the Cold-and-Flu Aisle: Tips for Buying OTC Medicines
You’re under the weather and on your way to the pharmacy’s cold-and-flu aisle. The colorful packages all promise relief. How do you know which to choose?
Moving and Eating
Pedal Power: Tips To Get Into Cycling
By Neil Kelsey
Riding a bicycle can be a fun family activity and an excellent workout. But how do you go from being a casual rider to riding for exercise? Here are some tips to help you up your cycling game.
Yoga: Four Hidden Health Benefits
Want to add yoga to your wellness routine? Here are just a few of its health benefits.
I’m Turning 65. What Do I Need To Do?
Happy Birthday! Turning 65 makes you eligible for Medicare. Here’s what you need to know.
What It Means: Preauthorization
Sometimes a prescription, service or treatment that your doctor recommends will need “preauthorization” or “prior authorization.” Here's what that means.
How To Keep Employees Engaged During Virtual Open Enrollment
Like almost everything at work, open enrollment is going virtual. Here are some ideas for how to do that successfully.
5 Tips To Make Open Enrollment Easy
We hear the groans. Open enrollment is always around the corner, or so it may seem. We’ve got some tips in five easy-to-follow-steps.
Supporting Community Organizations Around Connecticut in 2023
Here are the organizations ConnectiCare is supporting through the Neighborhood Assistance Act program.
Supporting Community Organizations Around Connecticut
ConnectiCare has always been dedicated to the health of the communities it serves. In honor of ConnectiCare’s 40th anniversary, that mission was more important than ever.
7 Tips for Getting the Water You Need
Water is key to helping you stay healthy. Learn how to know if you need more water, along with some hints to make it easier to reach your goal.
The Importance of Coming Out to Your Doctor
Be open with your care team. It’s a crucial first step in creating your unique health care plan.
Family & You
Tips to Get Your Family Ready for Back to School
Follow these four tips for a great start to the year.
Curious About Teal Pumpkins? They’re for an Allergy-Free Halloween.
Halloween should make you think of kids, costumes, and candy — not a trip to the emergency room.