Entries by Han Wong

Getting Started with Virtual Healthcare

As the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic continues to alter our world, doctors and clinics are being forced to adopt virtual healthcare more rapidly than in the past. In fact, your provider may have recently asked you to switch to virtual visits, also known as telemedicine or telehealth.  In some cases, they are now the only option for those who require non-emergency care.

Are Wrist Blood Pressure Monitors Accurate?

Odds are, when you think of blood pressure readings your mind goes to the bulky upper arm cuffs and your doctor’s office. That sort of equipment can be intimidating, especially if your doctor recommends tracking your blood pressure at home.

Caring for Aging Parents with High Blood Pressure

In the US, there are over 39 million people acting as caregivers for aging relatives.

And if you’re reading this, you probably already know that caring for your aging parents can be stressful – from basics like keeping in frequent contact to taking them to appointments and ensuring that they are safe in their home.  Add in a medical concern, like high blood pressure, and it’s enough to elevate your own blood pressure!

What Can I Spend My FSA on Before it Expires?

As the year comes to a close, you might be wondering what you can use your health care flexible spending account (FSA) money on before you lose it. After all, nobody wants to leave money on the table!