Monthly Archive: June 2014

Skin Protection

3 Vital Tips for Skin Protection

This July, Shield HealthCare is celebrating UV Safety Awareness Month. Summer is a wonderful time to enjoy outdoor activities with loved ones, and physical activity is important for good health! Too much sunlight however, can be harmful to your skin. Follow these three easy steps to reduce your risk of skin cancer and protect your… Continue reading 3 Vital Tips for Skin Protection

Dylan Kawaa
Incontinence Insights Newsletter

Incontinence Insights Newsletter – Summer 2014

It's here! See the latest updates and important information from Shield HealthCare's on-staff product specialists in our Incontinence Insights Newsletter.

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS
Before Ostomy Surgery

Before Ostomy Surgery

You got this. The time you spend preparing before ostomy surgery can be hard, but worth it. Find articles and advice from your soon-to-be fellow ostomates.

Aimee Sharp
Incontinence-Associated Dermatitis

Incontinence-Associated Dermatitis (IAD)

Incontinence-associated dermatitis (IAD), commonly known as "diaper rash," is the clinical manifestation of moisture-related skin damage. It occurs when...

Paul Leary
IAD Prevention

Skin Care Products for IAD Prevention

Routine pericare is essential to skin health. Learn about types of pericare products and how they help protect against Incontinence-Associated Dermatitis.

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS
New Coordinated Care Programs for Dual Eligible Beneficiaries in California

New Coordinated Care Programs for Dual Eligible Beneficiaries in California

“Dual Eligibles,” “Duals,” and “Medi-Medis” are all phrases that are used to describe a class of beneficiaries who qualify for coverage under two separate governmental health care programs: Medicare and Medicaid (or Medi-Cal as it is known in California). Medicare is a program funded and managed by the federal government. Medicaid is a state-driven program… Continue reading New Coordinated Care Programs for Dual Eligible Beneficiaries in California

Gilbert Herrera
Stay Healthy

5 Ways to Stay Healthy This Summer

Enjoy Summer the Healthy Way As the days get longer and summer heat increases, remember these five key tips to continue a healthy lifestyle: Stay Hydrated • Start every day with a glass of water to help replace the fluid lost overnight. Try to drink at least 6-8 glasses of water each day. • Eat at least 1-2 servings of… Continue reading 5 Ways to Stay Healthy This Summer

Dylan Kawaa
Living With an Ostomy

Living with an Ostomy

Why reinvent the wheel? Why become frustrated trying to figure out how to swim, sleep, exercise with your ostomy? Learn tips and tricks here.

Aimee Sharp
Waiting For Medicaid

Waiting For Medicaid To Kick In

Nearly 2 million Californians have gained coverage with the expansion of the Medi-Cal program. But roughly 800,000 more applications are still pending.

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS
California Dual Eligibles Project

Stakeholders Express Concerns About California Dual Eligibles Project

Stakeholders have expressed concern about the California Dual Eligibles project, noting participants could be forced to seek a new managed care plan.

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS
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