AlaskaCare Wellness News | July 2015

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July 2015 | #35

July is Parks & Recreation Month


July is National Parks and Recreation Month! The beautiful Alaska State Park System provides endless recreational opportunities year-round. Take advantage of longer days and summer weather and celebrate Parks and Recreation month by getting outside and exploring Alaska!

You can find all the information you need about parks near you, programs, facilities, fees, etc. on the Alaska State Parks website.

Holiday Safety


It’s almost time for Fourth of July celebrations—fireworks, a backyard barbecue, boating, or maybe a trip to the beach. Whatever you have planned, we want to make sure everyone enjoys their holiday and has steps they can follow to stay safe.

Check out these tips for a safe Fourth of July…

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Boost Your Brain Power As You Age | July 14

As the years pass, your health becomes more important than ever, and how you live can make a difference in how you feel at 50 and beyond. Learn how to improve your memory and boost your brain power! We'll also discuss tips and tools for staying healthy as you age.

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Feeling sick? Need a provider? iTriage is a free mobile application that allows members to find a network provider, look up symptoms, learn about prescription medications, and lots more. 

After registering online with Aetna Navigator, download iTriage from your app store and log in with your member ID to see AlaskaCare's customized version.

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AlaskaCare Exercise of the Month: Bench Dip


This triceps exercise is simple and effective for training triceps muscles and can be performed at home or in the gym.

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Recipe: Sweet & Sour Drumsticks


Grilled chicken is a summer staple, but this recipe adds an interesting twist with a refreshing and minty sweet and sour dipping sauce. While these sweet and sour drumsticks are already low calorie, low fat, low sodium and heart healthy, you can make a healthy meal by serving them with brown rice and slices of fresh pineapple.

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Source: Eating Well

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