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New Mexico Retiree Health Care Authority 

Welcome to the October 2022 edition of the NMRHCA Wise and Well Newsletter! We've included an article on "Intermittent Fasting: Is It Right for You?" Join Kathryn Hull from BCBS for a Wellness Wednesday Workshop. Details below. Book club coming soon!! Watch your inbox for more details. No Cook along in October due to the switch enrollment. Stay up to date with all of the Switch Enrollment details on website. 

Click here for the article on Intermittent Fasting: Is It Right for You?
Join Kathryn Hull, Wellness Coordinator at Blue Cross Blue Shield as she hosts multiple talks about Strong Bodies, No Equipment, Mindset Muscle Mobilization, and more! Check below for more details.
Click here to register for Strong Bodies, No Equipment
Click here to register for Mindset Monday - Muscle Mobilization
Click here for Monthly Podcast

Interested in more Wellness?
Try out some of these other programs

FECAL OCCULT BLOOD TEST- A simple non-invasive test that can be completed in your own home.  The test detects tiny amount of blood, often released from colorectal cancer.  This test checks for blood in the stool for people ages 45-75. Click here for a link to a questionnaire to fill out.

BETTER BONE HEALTH  - Start TODAY! -  Learn how improve bone health and strength with a combination of fitness and nutrition. To register, click here.

DINNER WITH A DIETITIAN - Choose your topic. Do you want to know more about how to lower your blood pressure or reducing your risk for chronic condition, like diabetes, through healthy eating? Register today! Learn how improve your health with food. To register, click here.

MONTHLY WEBINAR/PODCAST - Each month is a new topic. Don't miss out. Some of the topics include, blood pressure basics, gut health, vitamin D and even a grocery store tour. To listen, Click Here

Looking for more WELLNESS opportunities? - Don't forget these other great programs.

  • Health Risk Assessment available through your medical plan's online health portal,
  • Quit for Life smoking cessation program. 
  • NM Department of Health "Paths to Health" Classes, in partnership with Presbyterian Community Health- including self-management for (general) chronic disease, chronic pain, diabetes, and Cancer: Thriving & Surviving Programs

Find more information about wellness programs on the NMRHCA Wellness web page.

Watch this video to learn more about how Good Measures has worked for people just like you! Click image above to start. 
To learn more or sign up, go to or call 888-320- 1776.

Livongo for Diabetes: A Health Benefit at No Cost That Helps Make Living with Diabetes Easier

Who can join: The program is offered to members and dependent spouses/domestic partners with diabetes and coverage through an NMRHCA Pre-Medicare Plan.

What you get: 
- Connected Meter: Automatically uploads your blood glucose readings to your secure online account and provides real-time personalized tips.
- Support from Coaches When You Need It: Communicate with a coach anytime about diabetes questions on nutrition or lifestyle changes.
- Unlimited Strips at No Cost to You: When you are about to run out, we ship more supplies, right to your door.

Enroll today: Click here or call (800) 945-4355 and use registration code NMRHCA.

Additional Wellness Programs - BCBS Members
Additional Wellness Programs - UnitedHealthcare
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