How to Help Older Adults Remain Independent

Specially written for Inter Valley Health PlanBy: Riann Jahnel As your loved ones start to slow down, it doesn’t mean that life stops for them. They still need to live independently, and maintain their dignity, respect, and a sense of self. In fact, older adults in the US are more likely to live alone thanContinue reading “How to Help Older Adults Remain Independent”

Don’t Miss Out on Top Streaming Entertainment

We remember the days when we had just a few channels to choose from on the television. Then, the number of channels for cable TV expanded, and we could also watch movies by taking a trip to the local Blockbuster. Today, our options are unlimited with streaming services giving us the ability to watch whateverContinue reading “Don’t Miss Out on Top Streaming Entertainment”

Summer Vacation Checklist

Many of us miss traveling since the pandemic started in the spring of 2020. If you’ve been fully vaccinated, traveling is now a possibility but there are several requirements to keep in mind to ensure you travel safely and follow all protocols. And since it has been a while since most of us have traveled,Continue reading “Summer Vacation Checklist”

What’s the Big Deal about Statins?

By: Albert Bach, PharmD, APh; Jelena Lewis, PharmD, BCACP, APh; and Susie Yoo, PharmD, APh, CDE, BCGP What are statins? Statins are a group of cholesterol-lowering medications that have been shown evidence to be beneficial for tens of millions of Americans. Some examples of statin medications you may have heard of include: atorvastatin (Lipitor), rosuvastatinContinue reading “What’s the Big Deal about Statins?”