Health Advocate, Inc. to Host Free Health Reform Seminar

April 26, 2011

Health Advocate, Inc. is pleased to announce a FREE Health Reform Seminar called Outlook for Health Reform 2011-2014! Executives from Independence Blue Cross, NaviNet, and Health Advocate will explain all of the key components of the law to help employers, businesses and other organizations succeed in the new environment.

 Attendees will also learn:

The nuts & bolts of Health Reform

How reform will affect your organization

What you need to do to prepare

How to help your employees prepare

Much more


The event will be held at The Radnor Hotel (591 East Lancaster Avenue, St. Davids, PA) on May 5, 2011 at 8 am – 10 am.

RSVP by April 29th, 2011; Register by calling 866-385-8033 (prompt #2).

Spread the word, and we look forward to seeing you there!



Health Advocate, Inc. Is Hiring!

April 19, 2011

Updated: 6/10/2011

Health Advocate Inc., is hiring!

The nation’s leading healthcare advocacy and assistance company, Health Advocate serves millions of members through extensive client relationships with employers and other plan sponsors. We help members throughout the country deal with issues they encounter while accessing the healthcare and insurance systems.

If you’re an experienced professional seeking a position with a dynamic, rapidly growing company that provides a highly personalized and caring service, you’ve come to the right place.

The company, headquartered in suburban Philadelphia with field sales offices around the country, offers a broad spectrum of cost-effective advocacy and assistance solutions, enabling employers of all sizes, employees and their families to more easily navigate the complexities of the healthcare world.

The company has a few job openings. Click on the link for full job details.

Senior Graphic & Web Designer

Benefits Specialist

Claims Specialist

Interested? E-mail a cover letter, your resume, and any requested samples  to

Wellness Events – Week of April 18, 2011

April 18, 2011

Hello and good afternoon, once again, here is a list of free and low-cost wellness events, brought to you by the Healthcare Survival Guide.

*Denotes recurring event

Free unless noted otherwise

Seattle, WA: Mindfulness Meditation* (Weds., 12:30 PM); Art Classes for Adults recovering from mental health challenges, addiction, and homelessness (4/19, 2-4 PM).

Detroit, MI:Alcoholics Anonymous* (Sun., Weds., 8:30 – 9:30 PM ); Seminar – Understanding Bi-Polar Disorder (4/19, 7 – 8:30 PM); Diabetes Support Group – Eye Health (4/20, 5:30 – 7 PM. Registration required); Treatment Options for Obstructive Sleep Apnea (4/20, 6 – 8 PM)

Fort Worth, TX: Most require registration. These are all recurring and may or may not occur this particular week. Check link for full details.

Breast Cancer Support Group* (4th Tues. each month); Lupus Support Group* (3rd Sat. each month); Blood Cancer Networking Group* (2nd Thurs. each month); Fibromyalgia Wellness Group* (3rd Sat. each month); Chronic Disease Study and Support Group* (3rd Mon. each month); Support Education Advocacy Group for families/caregivers of children w/ ADD/ADHD, Schizophrenia, Asperger’s or Depression* (3rd Tues. each month); Brain Tumor Support Group* (3rd Thurs. each month); American Cancer Society Support Group (1st Thurs. each month); Stroke Support Group (4th Weds. each month)

That’s all for this week! Here are links from the previous entry for Pennsylvania and Tampa, FL, as many of the events are recurring. We will update as we find more events, otherwise follow us at

Feel free to add any events that you know of below!

Wellness Events for the Week of April 4, 2011

April 4, 2011

Hello and good afternoon! Below is a list of free or low cost wellness events that we have collected in research over this past week. Check it out for an event near you.

* Denotes recurring event.        

Detroit, MI : Health Fair with free and low cost screenings (April 5-6, 9am-3pm); Caregiver Support Group (April 5, 1pm)

Tampa, FL : Alzheimer’s Association Support Groups*; Drug Discount Cards*; Mental Illness Support Groups*; Senior Health Insurance Seminars*; Free/Low Cost Health Clinic (Open 3x/mo.); Free Hearing Screenings*; Parkinson’s, Breast Cancer, Stroke Support Groups* 

Jackson, MS : Cancer Rehab (April 1 – Dec 31)

Topeka, KS :  Free Health Screenings provided by the Washburn School of Nursing (April 8, 9am – 1pm)       

Macomb, IL :  Free Colorectal Cancer Kits are available until April 15

Greensboro, NC :  “Healthy Family Day” (health screenings and seminars; April 9th, Smith High School, 10am-2pm)

Pennsylvania :  Pregnancy and Parenting Seminars*; Postpartum Depression Support Groups*; Free & Low Cost Health Screenings*; Caregiving, Stroke, Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, MS, Depression Support Groups*

That’s all for this week! Many of these links cover events for next week, so be sure to mark your calendars; we will additionally include them in next week’s post. For daily health tips and news updates, follow us at

If you are aware of any low cost health resources, please feel free to share them in the comments section!