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Featured Video Play Icon Facebook for Seniors Paige Hoffmeister, Peoples Health social media specialist, stopped by the WVUE Fox 8 morning show to offer tips on how seniors can use Facebook to connect with others. [...] Read More: Facebook for Seniors
Peoples Health Honors Champion Estelle Coffman at Saints Home Game The Peoples Health Champions Program honored Estelle Coffman on Oct. 8, 2018, during the New Orleans Saints game against the Washington Redskins. At age 78, Coffman accomplished her goal of completing a bicycle trip in each of the 50 states. Determination gained from life experience, as well as encouragement from her family, helped her power […] [...] Read More: Peoples Health Honors Champion Estelle Coffman at Saints Home Game
Dr. Wallis of Peoples Health Protecting Yourself Against the Flu On Sept. 21, Dr. Brent Wallis from Peoples Health joined the WVUE Fox 8 morning show to talk about the importance of protecting yourself against the flu. [...] Read More: Protecting Yourself Against the Flu
June Ruiz, Peoples Health Champion Peoples Health Honors Champion June Etta Ruiz at Saints Home Game The Peoples Health Champions Program honored caregiver June Etta Ruiz on Sept. 16, 2018, during the New Orleans Saints game against the Cleveland Browns. Ruiz came out of retirement at age 80 to help provide around-the-clock in-home care to a client in need. Caregiving work is demanding, but her dedication and relentless energy keep her […] [...] Read More: Peoples Health Honors Champion June Etta Ruiz at Saints Home Game
Peoples Health Honors Champion Joseph “Big Chief Monk” Boudreaux at Saints Home Game The Peoples Health Champions Program honored Joseph “Big Chief Monk” Boudreaux on Sept. 9, 2018, during the New Orleans Saints game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, for preserving Mardi Gras Indian culture and traditions. [...] Read More: Peoples Health Honors Champion Joseph “Big Chief Monk” Boudreaux at Saints Home Game
Nick Karl, Peoples Health Chief Marketing Officer, dispelling the Medicare Myths on WVUE Fox 8 News The Peoples Health Champions Program Slowing down at age 65? Forget about it! Whatever preconceived notions there are about aging, the Peoples Health Champions program turns them on their heads. Nick Karl stopped by the Fox 8 Morning Show to talk about how Peoples Health Champions are redefining what it means to be a senior. Do you know a Champion? […] [...] Read More: The Peoples Health Champions Program
Dr. Brent Wallis thumbnail on WVUE FOX 8 News Myths About Diabetes According to the American Diabetes Association, there are about a half million people in Louisiana with diabetes, and 124,000 have no idea they have it. Dr. Brent Wallis stopped by the Fox 8 morning show to expose some myths about this very serious condition. [...] Read More: Myths About Diabetes
Dr. Brent Wallis discussing Maintaining Positive Mental Health Myths About Men’s Health In honor of June––the month that celebrates men with Father’s Day and activities surrounding men’s health––Dr. Brent Wallis joined the WVUE Fox 8 morning show to expose common myths about men’s health and share some things men can do to live a healthier life. [...] Read More: Myths About Men’s Health
Suzi Swoop O’Brien, Vice President of Health Plan Operations at Peoples Health Peoples Health Promotes Suzi Swoop O’Brien to Vice President of Health Plan Operations Peoples Health announced the promotion of Suzi Swoop O’Brien to vice president of health plan operations. O’Brien directs the activities of various departments to streamline technologically advanced processes while exceeding regulatory mandates. She also provides creative and strategic support for corporate projects and initiatives. O’Brien brings in-depth knowledge and a unique perspective on the local […] [...] Read More: Peoples Health Promotes Suzi Swoop O’Brien to Vice President of Health Plan Operations
Image of Leslie Keen, Director of Community Relations for Peoples Health National Volunteer Week In honor of National Volunteer Week, Peoples Health Director of Community Relations Leslie Keen joined the WVUE Fox 8 morning show to talk about how volunteering has changed and how it’s good for your overall health. [...] Read More: National Volunteer Week