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Senior care and life planning

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My grandma has always given me the best advice: heartaches are cured by puppy snuggles and ice cream, always go shopping with your grandma to get the senior discount, and calories don’t count on holidays, birthdays, or weekends.

Did you know that January is National Soup Month?


With the cold weather still in abundance, January is the perfect month to celebrate and enjoy soup of all kinds. Soup recipes are easy, hearty, and often inexpensive to make. You’ll have enough for lunches and dinners, plus leftovers for the freezer


Global Belly Laugh Day – January 24, 2014 at 1:24 pm


Let out a great big belly laugh! It is that simple. Started by Elaine Helle as a way to encourage people who needed to laugh even if they didn’t feel like it, it is now a holiday celebrated around the globe.


No time for a doctor visit?

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You have a scratchy throat, sniffles, and a headache. Yup, you’re sick. Now you have to call your doctor, jumble dates and times with reception, and eventually schedule an appointment three days from now. There has to be another way to receive care quicker and easier than this, right?

Start with one habit: Drink your water

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Are you contemplating a change?  Is it time to do something different with your health?  Are you looking for a place to begin?


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Wishing you and your family a healthy, safe, and happy holiday season from all of us here at WPS!


Get a head start on your New Year's resolution

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It’s that time of year again. Sharing the holidays with friends and family, eating and drinking with company, and getting ready for the new year.

Are my prescription drugs covered?

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When I received my new health insurance I didn’t know what prescription drugs were covered by my health plan. With a little searching and a phone call, I had all the information I needed. Do you know if your prescription drugs are covered by your health plan … and at what cost to you?

Practicing gratitude

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“A moment of gratitude makes a difference in your attitude.”  – Bruce Wilkinson

I'm between coverage: Is COBRA my only option?

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This is a question people ask themselves every day. When you’re between health insurance coverage, it can be hard to know what to do for the time being. You probably have heard of the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act, or COBRA, but is that your only option?

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