Wise Health Consumer

Your Health Care Agent: How to Choose Someone

Even if your family is involved in helping you make medical treatment decisions, it is still important to choose one person to be your health care agent. If you want one family member to be able to make medical treatment decisions for you, appoint that person as your agent. Your family’s right to make decisions for you…

Your Home Health Center

More of your health care takes place in your home than anywhere else. Having the right tools, medicines, supplies, and information on hand will improve the quality of your self-care. Self-care tools are the basic equipment of your home health center. Store all your self-care tools and supplies in a central location…

Your Medicare Yearly Wellness Visit

What is a Medicare yearly wellness visit? The Medicare yearly wellness visit is your time to talk and plan with your doctor about your health. It’s about preventing health problems and disability. And it’s about making sure you get the medical care you need. Together, you and your doctor create a health care strategy…