Sept. 2, 2017 - SHIP program and Medicare

DRCOG Aging Services Counselor Lauren Bell discusses the Area Agency for Aging’s recent designation as the State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) for Arapahoe, Jefferson and Douglas counties. As Lauren explains, SHIP provides Medicare beneficiaries with objective information, counseling, and enrollment assistance. Residents of those three counties can call the SHIP program during open enrollment (Oct 15 - Dec 7) for free and unbiased in-depth, one-on-one insurance counseling and assistance with your Medicare questions. Dr. Noah Kaufman, our emergency room doc from Poudre Valley Hospital, joins Murf to talk about healthcare and genetics. Noah explains that genetics with be key to future of personalized treatment and medications. In the future, doctors will look at our DNA to determine the best treatments and medications for us. Just like medications, Dr. Kaufman discusses that we should listen to our bodies to find out what healthy foods feel best to us.
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