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NTSP Offers Free Medicare Lunch and Learn Events

Medicare is a maze! With so many options, how do you know what's right for you? Your friends at NTSP can help. Join us for lunch, and learn from professionals the hidden secrets of Medicare, how to maximize your benefits,and how to save money. Bring a friend to your choice of several free events and get the information you need to understand Medicare. Lunch is provided. Reserve your place today by calling 800-982-3821.

Here's a list of the upcoming sessions and locations:

- March 24, Frisco: Spring Creek Barbeque, 3623 Preston Road

- April 14, Fort Worth: Dickey's Barbecue, 6219 Oakmont Blvd.

- April 16, North Richland Hills: Golden Corral, 7660 Grapevine Highway

- April 20, Frisco: Spring Creek Barbeque, 3623 Preston Road

We look forward to meeting you and helping you navigate the Medicare maze.

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Health-E-Care Opens Second Clinic

Health-E-Care, the extensivist clinic, has opened a second location at 5801 Oakbend Trail, Suite 200, in Fort Worth. To schedule an appointment there, call (817) 529-9100. Both Health-E-Care facilities provide extended office hours and a variety of health services, including:

  • Lab
  • Pharmacy
  • Polypharmacy assistance
  • Medicine reconciliation
  • Care coordination for referral follow-up
  • Disease-specific educational training

As part of an extensivist clinic, Health-E-Care's clinicians and staff work together to coordinate patient care. Patients, especially the chronically ill, benefit from having the health services they need and a comprehensive team of healthcare providers, all in one location.

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NTRC Program Addresses End-of-Life Care Planning

When it comes to end-of-life care planning, it's never too early to think ahead. Help is available through an NTSP initiative called North Texas Respecting Choices. This program is designed to motivate patients and families to engage in conversations about end-of-life care planning and to document decisions. Please consider taking advantage of this valuable resource, accessible from the link below.

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Eat Healthy: Mediterranean Diet is Good for Your Heart

Eating healthy is key to staying healthy. Mediterranean-type diets, high in vegetables, legumes, fruits, nuts, whole grains, cheese or yogurt and fish, are widely reported to be good for your heart. Studies have found the diets beneficial in preventing and curbing heart disease.

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