Keeping Your Health and Wellness Goals a Priority

Now more than ever, it’s important to take stay on track with your personal health goals.

As a way to help Western New Yorkers manage their health and wellness during the COVID-19 outbreak, representatives from Independent Health shared a variety of helpful tips and information during recent appearances on the WECK Radio Morning Show (100.5 FM, 102.9 FM and 1230 AM).

Knowing that this information would be helpful to our members, we’ve assembled each of these interviews into one place – making it convenient for you to again listen to what was discussed, and answer some questions you may have during this time.

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Click on any one of the “Play” Buttons Below to Begin:

Dr. Deirdre Wheat, Medical Director, Quality, Disease & Case Management, discusses some of the ways you may be able to receive medical care and advice without leaving your home or visiting your doctor’s office.
Air date: 3/30/20

As part of WECK Wellness Wednesday, Lauren Smith, Corporate Wellness Specialist, focuses on the importance of good nutrition and what types of foods can help boost your immune system.
Air date: 4/1/20

Dr. Deirdre Wheat, Medical Director, Quality, Disease & Case Management, talks about why primary care is so important and how Independent Health can help our members find a primary care physician if they currently don’t have one.
Air date: 4/6/20

As part of WECK Wellness Wednesday, Michelle Carbery, Corporate Wellness Specialist, shares some simple ways you can keep both your body and mind healthy while cooped up at home.
Air date: 4/8/20

Cindy Will, Clinical Pharmacist, Education and Medication Therapy Management, talks about the importance of managing chronic diseases, such as heart disease, diabetes and asthma, and medication adherence.
Air date: 4/13/20

As part of WECK Wellness Wednesday, Jennifer Picone, Corporate Wellness Manager, discusses how managing stress and anxiety helps you improve your overall health and well-being.
Air date: 4/15/20

Dr. Jennifer Walsh, Associate Medical Director, Utilization Management, discusses how people’s eating patterns have changed as the result of stay-at-home recommendations and provides tips on controlling “stress eating.”
Air date: 4/20/20

As part of WECK Wellness Wednesday, Michelle Carbery, Corporate Wellness Specialist, focuses on ways you can remain engaged and avoid isolation while staying at home during this health crisis.
Air date: 4/22/20

Additional interviews and discussion topics will be added as they become available.