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Know Your Rights:

Know your rights under the Medicare Program. Keep current through the Medicare Rights Center (click below):

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Know About HealthLink's CDC Report:

Read or download executive summary of HealthLink's CDC report.

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Know Your Medications:

Concerned about the drugs you are taking? Be sure you know about their benefits and potential side affects.

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HealthLink is sponsored by the Rhode Island Alliance for Retired Americans. Its basic goal is to create a community based culture of wellness and prevention that links our members to the professionals who look after them and to the social environment in which they live.

Keep up with the latest News (click below)  RI-ARA link

 

RI-ARA is a state affiliate member of the Alliance for Retired Americans, a nationwide organization founded in May 2001, with three million members working together to make their voices heard in the laws, policies, politics, and institutions that shape our lives. Over the past 10 years, it has grown to four million members with a primary objective to enroll and mobilize retired union members and other seniors and community activists into a nationwide grassroots movement advocating an agenda that respects work and strengthens families.

Email: Info@NewEnglandSenior.com

You Can Enroll Using Mobile Devices:

  iPhone, iPad, Android and Samsung etc.

                 Click on "Become a Member above"

            Vision Care Discount Program

         No Cost to HealthLink Members & ARA affiliates

         Membership Open to all retirees but contact us-

                     Email: Info@NewEnglandSenior.com

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Keep up with what affects your well being

The RI-ARA Newsletter Highlights:

       Improvements in pevention
      Senior economic concerns
      Review  pending legislation

Click on Newsletter above


CDC report: High blood pressure and cholesterol out of control in the US

These are preventable conditions

According to a recent report from the CDC, an adult dies from a cardiovascular disease such as a heart attack or stroke in the United States every 39 seconds. Cardiovascular disease in the U.S. alone claims the lives of more than 800,000 adults each year, 150,000 of whom are under the age of 65.

Two main reasons people have cardiovascular disease are high blood pressure and cholesterol, which are common, deadly and preventable.

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