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Living365® ‘Managing Your Asthma/COPD’ Health Education Classes Available for Select BCBSIL Medicare and Medicaid Members

Posted June 20, 2019

To support our members with asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), we’ve partnered with Albertson’s to offer LIVE Asthma/COPD management classes in July 2019. Through our Living365 program, these educational classes are being offered at Jewel-Osco at no additional cost for our members with a Medicare Advantage or Medicaid plans.

These classes will give members the chance to:

  • Learn more about the causes, symptoms and management of asthma and COPD from a Jewel-Osco pharmacist.
  • Better understand how to take inhaled medications. Using demonstration inhalers, the pharmacist will show the best techniques and common mistakes.
  • Take part in a question and answer session.
  • Receive free education materials – including an asthma/COPD booklet and water bottle.

Available dates and locations for these 60- to 90-minute classes are:

Date

Time

Location

Address

Wednesday, July 10

11 a.m.

Jewel-Osco

4660 W. Irving Park Rd.
Chicago, IL 60641

Saturday, July 13

10 a.m.

Jewel-Osco

1177 Main St.
Lombard, IL 60148

Thursday, July 18

10 a.m.

Jewel-Osco

2128 Mannheim Rd.
Westchester, IL 60154

Thursday, July 25

6 p.m.

Jewel-Osco

2520 Narragansett Ave.
Chicago, IL 60639

Classes are expected to fill up quickly, so members should reserve a spot quickly. Reservations can be made by calling 877-728-6655, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. (CT) or by visiting jewelosco.com/Living365_AC

Members may bring one guest to the class and that guest does not need to be a BCBSIL member.  Guests should also be registered for the event, as space is limited.

At BCBSIL, we believe that healthy actions add up. Please encourage your patients to attend the Managing Your Asthma/COPD class, offered exclusively as part of our Living365 program. If you have other questions or concerns, please call the phone number on your patient’s ID card.

Our Living365® program offers disease coaching classes, online resources and printed materials to guide our members to better manage their chronic conditions. The goal of Living365 is to help members live in good health.

Albertson’s (Jewel-Osco) is an independently contracted pharmacy solely responsible for the products and services they provide.

The above material is for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for the independent medical judgment of a physician or other health care provider. Physicians and other health care providers are encouraged to use their own medical judgment based upon all available information and the condition of the patient in determining the appropriate course of treatment. References to third party sources or organizations are not a representation, warranty or endorsement of such organizations. Any questions regarding those organizations should be addressed to them directly.