Wouldn’t it be great to not have to worry about whether you have enough supplies? That’s exactly the idea behind Edgepark’s ContinuCare™ program. ContinuCare is a free service provided by Edgepark to ensure that our customers have the supplies they need, when they need them. Once you enroll in ContinuCare, we will call you or send an email to remind you when it’s time to reorder supplies. You can then call or log into your online account to confirm your order. Read more
If your insurance changes, chances are, Edgepark still has you covered!
You may be aware of recent changes in the health care industry as part of the federal Affordable Care Act (also referred to as the Health Insurance Marketplace, Health Insurance Exchange or Obamacare). In most cases, if you are changing insurance, your supplies will still be covered with Edgepark. Read more
With 2013 coming to a close, you may be busy with typical end-of-the-year activities, such as planning for the holidays and, depending on the climate, getting ready for winter weather. But no matter where you live, here’s one more item to add to your to-do list: review and maximize your health insurance benefits. Read more
Every day the average American consumes around 3,400 mg of salt, reports the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention). Yet the recommended salt guidelines for healthy individuals is 2,300 mg per day, less for those with certain health conditions, including high blood pressure and diabetes. Cutting the amount of salt in your diet doesn’t necessarily mean you need to make big changes to your diet. Small changes can make all the difference when it comes to lowering your daily salt intake.
Here are seven tips for trimming the amount of salt in your diet. Read more
Keeping up with healthy eating habits can become a challenge during the holidays. From office parties to home-baked gifts to eating out more frequently, it seems like the calorie count can go up in a hurry. To maintain your weight – and your blood sugar levels – here are some ideas just in time for the holidays! Read more
Along with receiving support from family and friends, there are professional services available for helping you to manage your ostomy care. These types of one-on-one services are especially important during the initial weeks after ostomy surgery.
With shorter hospital stays, ostomy patients need education and support after they’re discharged from the hospital. To meet this need, Edgepark partnered with Hollister Incorporated, the leading manufacturer of ostomy products and services, and its continuum of care program, Secure Start™. Read more
Talking to friends – and even family – about your ostomy may seem overwhelming at first. You might wonder where to begin the conversation and how much you need to explain. The best way to know how to answer questions about your ostomy is to think through how you want to respond beforehand. Here are a few ideas to consider when talking about your ostomy with others. Read more
If you’ve been trying to get into shape and stick with a regular exercise routine you might consider Cross Training. Although the term might sound like a fancy, difficult workout regime, the idea behind cross training is simple: keep your workouts varied by mixing in different types of exercises.
Here are just a few of the benefits of cross training: Read more