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Saving Grace rescues leftovers to give others a good meal

Beth Ostdiek Smith has quickly become an expert at turning excess into impact. “I just felt compelled that I needed to do this, so I gave my employer a month’s notice and began putting this together,” she says. “We started with three food donors and three recipients.” Four years later, the non-profit Beth founded, Saving

By |2017-12-14T12:15:20+00:00October 31st, 2017|Categories: Community Engagement|Tags: |Comments Off on Saving Grace rescues leftovers to give others a good meal

Options are out there for Medicare recipients

Medicare’s annual enrollment period runs from now until Dec. 7.  During this time, Medicare recipients can evaluate their current plans and shop around for other options. Doing a little homework now can save you a lot of time and hassle down the road — and it might save you some money. The first step is

By |2017-11-01T11:23:51+00:00October 26th, 2017|Categories: Insurance 101, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Options are out there for Medicare recipients

Retirement nowadays means staying healthy

You don’t think about it until you have to:  retirement.  As the time creeps closer, the questions keep popping up from your family and friends.  When are you going to retire?  What are you going to do after you retire? As a physician, the first thing that comes to mind is, Why would I retire? 

By |2017-10-26T14:55:41+00:00October 24th, 2017|Categories: Health and Wellness, Insurance 101, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Retirement nowadays means staying healthy

How to prepare your employees for Open Enrollment

With so many variables going into choosing a health insurance plan, it’s no wonder making the right decision can seem daunting. A little confusion is inevitable, but there are ways to make sure your employees have a great open enrollment season. Here are some tips. Help Set Employees’ Frame of Mind It’s important to have

By |2017-12-11T15:46:14+00:00October 16th, 2017|Categories: Insurance 101|Comments Off on How to prepare your employees for Open Enrollment

Wellness top of mind at Health and Safety Fair

Desiree Adams and Tiffany North checked out their body mass index at the Fit in the City display during Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska’s Health and Safety Fair recently.  The pair work in the Claims department and were just a few of the hundreds who stopped by the fair for wellness information and

By |2017-10-17T10:47:46+00:00October 6th, 2017|Categories: Health and Wellness|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Wellness top of mind at Health and Safety Fair