Aging Well With Anthem
Thanks to Anthem Blue Cross for sponsoring this post because for thousands just like me old age is no longer really old age and the ability to age well is now a reality.
When I think senior citizen, I think of my grandparents; the so-called elderly, those in retirement. But, the very last person I ever think of is me! And yet, according to the dates on the calendar, I have indeed joined the ranks of those deemed to be of that particular demographic, and at times that can be a bit on the terrifying side. Even though according to my birthday I am indeed a senior citizen, or as I like to term it, “vintage” or “an aged to perfection citizen”, really, at the end of the day, it’s how you go about your everyday life and how you engage and live it, that really determines who you are.
Gone are the days of the kids around the house, and after 5 kids with the first one being born when I was 20 and the last at 40, kids around the house lasted more than a few decades, to say the least. I’m saying “hello” to the freedom of semi-retirement and ready to take on the world and all the adventures that are awaiting me. Over the past year, I have had to say farewell to my daughter and my mom and then my dad but the lesson learned was that life is never promised no matter what our age. I’ve learned life is about living and taking advantage of all that it has to offer today.
My parents both led by example. They both continued to work full time, (my dad a doctor and my mom a volunteer at a performing arts center) and not once did it ever occur to them, even though they were both almost 90, to slow down. Instead, they lived their lives to the fullest each and every day, and that is a lesson I have taken to heart. One of the best ways to be able to do that is by not having to worry about health coverage. I want to face each and every day full out, seeking the next big adventure, finally checking items off my bucket list one by one.
Anthem Blue Cross strives to create a better healthcare experience for consumers. Anthem’s Medicare Advantage plans continue to focus on developing innovative solutions that make healthcare simpler for individuals. Simply put, Anthem is committed to offering Medicare Advantage plans that provide high-quality, affordable healthcare services, which improve consumers’ health and well-being. And that’s exactly what this girl needs-affordable, healthcare services that work with me, so I can live the life I’ve dreamed of living.
If you’re like many of us about to turn 65, then you know first-hand what trying to decode the maze of health insurance options can be like-it’s almost like you need a secret decoder ring just to figure out exactly which is the right policy to fit you, your needs and your lifestyle. Luckily, Anthem is committed to offering Medicare Advantage plans that provide high-quality medical care while also addressing other social and support needs that can impact good health which is music to this so-called “old person’s” ears for sure.
And even better, Anthem’s affiliated health plans, which included Anthem Blue Cross, are always one step ahead, always on the forefront of providing us with the options that we may need and are expanding their 2019 Medicare Advantage offerings.
The Anthem Blue Cross package includes a vast array of services that will help keep consumers independent and going strong. This includes providing such things as wellness services like healthy food delivery, health-related transportation services, adult day center visits to help reduce loneliness, personal home helpers to help with daily activities at home, and pain management.
Anthem Blue Cross figured out long ago that one of the best ways to help people live healthier is to lower barriers and make it easier for individuals to access items that address everyday health needs and give people the option of services such as delivered meals or time at an adult day center to may make it easier for them to better manage chronic conditions, engage more with their community, or avoid preventable health-related incidents.
For me, being able to live life on my terms, independently and seizing and enjoying each and every day is what life should be and I’m sure there’s not a person that has reached this plateau in their life that wouldn’t agree with me. With Anthem Blue Cross, we can engage and partake and enjoy life to the fullest and prove that once and for all, that old age does not have to be old age anymore.
If you’re in the process of shopping for your Medicare solutions for yourself, or a loved one, don’t you owe it to yourself and to them to get the very best? Look no further than Anthem Blue Cross, the affordable, high-quality medical care that allows you to still live your life on your terms because, at the end of the day, old age now means your life is just beginning.
Disclosure: This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Anthem Blue Cross, however, all thoughts and opinions expressed here are 100% my own.