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Falls Prevention Awareness Month: Learn How to Prevent and Handle Falls

Lori Clemmons, RN

More than 1 in 3 people over the age of 65 experience falls each year.

posted: September 22, 2022

Feel Positive About Growing Older by Celebrating Healthy Aging Month

Dr. Alice Pomidor

In less than 10 years, every member of the Baby Boomer generation will have reached the age of 65.

posted: September 21, 2022

Colorectal Cancer Detection and Prevention - What You Need To Know

What does a colonoscopy have to do with happy birthdays? Here’s your answer.

The American Cancer Society's estimates that in 2022 there will be 106,180 new cases of colon cancer and 44,850 new cases of rectal cancer in the United States. These are unfortunate statistics since most of those cancers could be prevented with screening.

posted: September 16, 2022

Capital Health Plan Encourages Fitness with a Purpose Through its CHAMPIONS Program

Childhood obesity affects 1 in 5 American children, ultimately resulting in long-term health issues like diabetes, heart disease, weakened joints, and low self-esteem. Capital Health Plan (CHP) has been standing up to create a healthier community by encouraging children in the Big Bend to tackle fitness with a purpose through CHAMPIONS, a health and wellness program for K-8 public school students.

posted: July 06, 2022

Capital Health Plan Encourages You to Save Lives for World Blood Donor Day

Amid a national blood shortage, just one donation can save multiple lives. Every two seconds, someone in the United States is in need of blood – and just one donation can save up to three lives. June 14 is World Blood Donor Day, and we celebrate those who have given the gift of life and raise awareness of the importance blood donation plays in saving lives.

posted: June 10, 2022

Capital Health Plan Celebrates 40th Anniversary Milestone

Capital Health Plan (CHP) is celebrating its 40th anniversary throughout the month of June. We are honoring this milestone by looking back at some of the organization’s accomplishments throughout the years.

posted: June 10, 2022

Capital Health Plan Offers New Individual & Family Plans

Everyone should be able to get quality, comprehensive health coverage – that’s why Capital Health Plan (CHP) has created affordable new individual and family plans now offered on the Federal Health Care Exchange.

posted: December 03, 2021