How can I join?
Call the New York Enrollment Broker:
1-855-600-FIDA (Toll-free)
TTY/TDD 1-888-329-1541
Participant Services:
1-844-861-FIDA (3432), TTY/TDD: 711

Health Education Resources

Click on any of the links below to learn more about a variety of topics related to your health: 

Health Education Series Videos

Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) 

Self Management Tools

Diary of Symptoms (PDF)
You can help your doctor diagnose and treat your condition by being prepared to answer questions about your symptoms. Since some symptoms are difficult to describe, it is helpful to write down information about your symptoms as you experience them during your daily activities. While waiting for your appointment, keep a diary of your symptoms. This form may help.

How do you cope with stress? (PDF)
There are many ways to deal with stress. Learn more about these positive ways to deal with stress.

Exercise Planning (PDF)
Bring this sheet with you when you visit your doctor. It can help you and your doctor plan your exercise program.

Meal Planning (PDF)
Planning your meals can help you eat more nutritiously, reduce trips to the grocery store, save time at the store, and save money. Use this menu planner and grocery list.

Personal Action Plan (PDF)
Get help creating your personal action plan.

My Reasons to Quit Smoking (PDF)
What would motivate you to quit smoking? Fill out the smoker's self-test. You may discover that you have more good reasons to quit than to continue to use tobacco.

My Reasons to Cut Down On or Stop Alcohol Use (PDF)
Use this form to make a complete list of your reasons for wanting to cut down on or stop alcohol use.


Articles

Adult Preventive Care Recommendations (PDF)

Elder Abuse*

National Institute on Aging Resources

Arthritis Advice (PDF)

Depression (PDF)

Dietary Supplements (PDF)

Exercise & Physical Activity: Getting Fit For Life (PDF)

Falls & Fractures (PDF)

Healthy Eating After 50 (PDF)

Medicines: Use Them Safely (PDF)

Smoking: It's Never Too Late To Stop (PDF)

* Please note: By clicking on this link you will be leaving the SWH Whole Health FIDA Plan website.

Last Updated 01/22/2016
H8851_2015_099 Approved 12/18/2014