Torrance residents discover ways to have more healthy lives at Optum health honest – Each day Breeze
Greater than 500 Torrance residents who’re no less than 65 years outdated just lately participated in a particular affected person appreciation health honest that Optum, a health care supplier, placed on on the Torrance Cultural Arts Middle.
The Torrance health honest came about similtaneously greater than a dozen others all through Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino countied to supply sources and data for sufferers and residents. This health gala’s have been Optum’s first in-person occasions because the coronavirus pandemic.
“Optum doctors and care teams provided health screenings such as annual wellness and blood pressure checks and helped Medicare Advantage patients set goals to live a healthier 2023,” mentioned Shawn Migliaccio, senior vp of selling and model for Optum Pacific West, “all to help the Torrance community lead stronger, healthier lives.”
At Optum, health fairness for all is a aim officers are working towards with native communities, to take away boundaries and “provide equal access to quality care,” based on the Optum web site.
Through the appreciation honest late final month, health care professionals supplied instructional lessons designed to assist sufferers higher perceive the numbers and wholesome ranges for his or her blood sugar, blood stress, ldl cholesterol and physique weight. Additionally they harassed the significance of train, motion and being energetic.
The lessons highlighted how fiber, footcare, label studying, and understanding about sodium, ldl cholesterol and wholesome fat can assist individuals dwell a more healthy life, officers mentioned.
Those that attended the Oct. 26 health honest additionally had time to mingle and acquired wholesome snacks and door prizes.
On condition that the occasion was effectively acquired, Optum officers mentioned, it’s seemingly they may present related lessons once more sooner or later. Optum additionally gives digital health lessons all year long for sufferers and anybody who want to attend. Details about these choices could be discovered at optum.com.