According to the National Stroke Association, stroke is the 5th leading cause of death in America and a leading cause of adult disability. Stroke can happen to anyone, at any time, regardless of race, sex, or age. While these numbers are alarming, yet, up to 80% of strokes are preventable. Here are a few ways you can reduce your risk for stroke just by taking advantage of some prime benefits and covered services with AgeWell New York. Learn More
Maintaining your health and wellness with preventive care services helps you identify and treat health issues early. It is a vital part of your health care. AgeWell New York offers health care coverage to support your health care need and gives you resources to help you stay healthy. Learn more
Having access to valuable resources is integral to your overall wellness. Here are a list of resources available for you and your family, according to your particular health care needs. Learn more
Getting Vaccinated to Stay Healthy and Reduce the Spread of Infectious Disease
Getting recommended vaccinations are part of ongoing health and prevention and help reduce the risks of getting or spreading infectious disease. Not getting vaccinated can put you and those around you at serious risk. Vaccines are recommended yearly based on age and risk factor. Speak to your doctor and ensure that you are up to date on your recommended vaccines. Please download a full copy of the Adult Recommended Vaccine Brochure
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