Portico Benefit Services Live Well 2021

Live Well via Small Steps

Small steps get you moving. They give you a taste of success. And, once you’re making progress, it takes less energy to keep going. You might even find that one healthy change indirectly helps you to make other kinds of change in your life. Think, ripple effect.

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October 14, 2021

How Much Life Insurance Should You Carry?

Take this small step to help you feel more confident about your life insurance coverage selection. Small Step: Try Benefit Scout® to help find your life insurance fit Try Benefit […]

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September 9, 2021

Yield, Stop, Go Forward

This month’s Small Step is a discernment tool brought to you by Deacon Tammy Devine: “It has been a year of yielding, stopping, and proceeding with caution. Waiting at a […]

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July 16, 2021

Ask for Professional Financial Help

A financial counselor can give you a fresh perspective about your financial status and help you create a specific action plan to address your unique financial goals. As an ELCA […]

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May 3, 2021

Grow Your Resilience With Gratitude

One way to lower stress levels and improve your mood is to practice gratitude. According to our partner Omada Health, your brain tends to focus on the negative things surrounding […]

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April 19, 2021

Listen to Your Body

According to SWORD Health, our new virtual pain therapy provider for ELCA-Primary health plan members, pain often isn’t just physical. It can be a combination of our emotional and physical […]

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April 19, 2021

Line Up Your Legal Documents

Documenting your wishes can be a gift to your loved ones, should they face making unexpected and critical decisions on your behalf. Start simply to make your planning more manageable. […]

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April 19, 2021

Get Preventive Services

As the saying goes, an ounce of prevention can be worth a pound of cure. For example, cancer screenings are designed to catch potential issues early. Delaying preventive care can […]

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March 18, 2021

Stretch Your Body

Spring’s return can provide a motivational boost to start — or restart — healthy routines and prepare your body to take on the day.

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March 18, 2021

Take a Step Toward Better Sleep

A good night’s sleep is important to well-being in so many ways. It can improve mood, energy, memory, productivity, and is linked to many physical benefits as well.

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March 18, 2021

Take Control of Debt

It’s all too easy to get boxed into a corner by debt. Accumulating interest and multiple minimum monthly payments can eat away at your budget. Even worse is when debt starts to feel overwhelming.

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February 19, 2021

Caring for an Aging Family Member

Caring for an aging loved one can be both a gift and a challenge. Few of us feel fully comfortable stepping into the role of caregiver — especially when called unexpectedly. Taking some steps ahead of time can make it easier.

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February 19, 2021

Get Your Heart Pumping

February is American Heart Month — the perfect time to consider ways you can take better care of your heart to help keep it strong and prevent heart disease, the leading cause of death in the Unites States1 and a contributor to increased risk of severe illness from COVID-19.

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February 19, 2021

Saving for Emergencies

If there’s anything 2020 taught us, it’s to expect the unexpected. That’s why building an emergency fund – either for the future or to help you through the current pandemic – is so important. Consider it your safety net.

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January 2, 2021

Start a Healthy Breakfast Routine

Breakfast is a powerful thing. It breaks your overnight fast, boosts energy and alertness, provides essential nutrients, and reduces risk of type 2 diabetes and heart disease.

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January 2, 2021

Track Your Food Spend

We’ve learned the hard way — nearly everything changes during a pandemic. Where we can go, who we can see, and yes, even the food we eat.

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January 2, 2021

Practice Mindful Eating

We’re all so busy that most of us don’t even stop to consider why we eat when we do. Are we hungry, or are we eating out of habit, to cope with stress, or to connect socially?

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