Reddy Bikeshare Releases 2020 Impact Report

Reddy Bikeshare and Independent Health officials announced ridership results from the program’s 5th season, in which more people signed up to ride in 2020 than in the previous four seasons combined. Indicating significant growth in the popularity of biking in Western New York, sign-ups to the program

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Extra Support for Families of Loved Ones in Nursing Care

Extra Support for Families of Loved Ones in Nursing Care By Ruth Mathewson Hays, BSW, Community Development Advocate   Hearing of restricted visitation policies at senior care facilities has unfortunately become all too familiar these days. While the spread of COVID-19 necessitates these safety precautions, families of

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Independent Health Temporarily Closes Medicare Information Centers

Independent Health to temporarily close its Medicare Information Centers due to surge in COVID-19 cases in WNY After closely monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic, Independent Health has decided to temporarily close its five Medicare Information Centers throughout Western New York beginning November 30, 2020. “The health and safety

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Independent Health deepens its partnership with the Brook Health Companion app

Independent Health today announced it is deepening its  partnership with Brook, the innovative Seattle-based health-technology company that helps  individuals take better care of their health. Based on the expanding needs of its users, Brook is broadening its feature-set to give actionable tools to augment the personalized, on-demand health support provided 24-hours

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Connecting Our Community COVID-19 Services/Announcements

As we receive messages from various health and service providers, we are sharing them with you! The American Heart Association is doing everything possible in Western New York to protect the people and communities we serve. You may wish to bookmark our online Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources, which will be updated

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The Importance of Workplace Wellness–Attend the Summit this March!

By Shannon Traphagen The American Heart Association understands the need for workplace wellness. Together with Lawley and Independent Health, the 4th Annual Buffalo Niagara Corporate Wellness Summit will be held Thursday, March 12th at Hotel Henry. Did you know that between 70 to 90 percent of health

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Independent Health Medicare Advantage 2020

Independent Health announces stable premiums, comprehensive benefits for its 2020 Medicare Advantage plans Innovative benefits include non-emergency transportation, home-delivered meals, and Brook personal health companion app BUFFALO, N.Y., October 1, 2019…Independent Health’s 2020 individual Medicare Advantage plans will include stable premiums and new benefits designed to help members get

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Buffalo Bills Independent Health Renew Partnership

Health and Wellness Challenge – Independent Health and Buffalo Bills BUFFALO, N.Y. (September 24, 2019) — The Buffalo Bills and Independent Health renewed their commitment today to team up and tackle the region’s health challenges and promote better health and well-being for Western New Yorkers. Since 2014, the

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