1-Minute Tip: Send a quick text to a relative to see how they're doing! Not only can this brighten their day, but it can also improve your own.
5-Minute Tip: Update your emergency contact information. Did you know that most phones nowadays let you set certain contacts as emergency contacts? Take a couple minutes to update the emergency info in your phone.
15-Minute Tip: Update your online medical records. Did you receive a flu shot, or COVID-19 vaccine recently? Upload this information online so that it's easily accessible to you, your family and your providers.
30-Minute Tip: Take advantage of holiday gatherings to expand on your family health history. Ask questions and utilize this time to collect information on what diseases, conditions and ailments run in your family. This information can be used to update your family history at your next doctor appointment.
This article first appeared in the November 2021 edition of the HealthPerks newsletter.