Wellness

Wellness

Welcome to the Sendero Health Plan wellness page. We strive to provide value added services and programs to support the health of our members and our community. This page will serve as a resource for members to use various services, programs and tools to better manage member health and health information. Sendero endorses and recommends referring IdealCare members to the following resources:
Wellness Resources and Self-Management Tools

Personal Health Record (PHR)

An online personal health record helps you to keep track of your health data through a FREE PHR from WebMD, one of American’s most trusted sites for health care content. You can keep track of immunizations, lab results, food intake and much more. Click Here to create your personal health record.

WebMD

WebMD provides valuable health information, tools for managing your health, and support to those who seek information. You can trust that content is timely and credible. Click Here to read more about WebMD.

Health Care Expense Calculator

Use this worksheet to help you decide how much to put into your health care spending account. Please note: The Health Care Expense Calculator worksheet is just an estimate. Click Here to access the Health Care Expense calculator.

Health Risk Assessment

The following tool will help you assess your current health status and risk factors that affect your health. The tool also has questions on healthy behaviors (e.g. smoking, alcohol use, diet and exercise, etc.). This is an important tool for you to complete because it helps you understand your health better. The tool can take between 20 - 30 minutes to complete. At the end of the assessment, the tool will provide you with a summary of your responses and some tips on how you can stay or become more healthy. You will also be able to download this information. Click Here for survey.

Alcohol Use

The following tool will help you assess your use of alcohol. This tool has 10 questions and will take approximately 3 minutes to finish. At the end of the assessment, the tool will provide you with a score regarding your drinking habits and what this means for you. You will also be able to download information on alcohol use and its impact on your health. Click Here for survey.

Healthy Weight

The following tool will help you assess your Body Mass Index. The BMI is a measure of body fat. You only need to enter your height and weight. At the end of the assessment, the tool will provide you with your body mass index and what your index means. You will also be able to download information on how to maintain or improve your health. Click Here for survey.

Depressive Symptoms

The following tool will help you determine if you have any depressive symptoms. This tool has 22 questions and will take approximately 3 - 5 minutes to finish. These questions are related to your mood and lifestyle (for example, eating, sleeping, social engagement, etc.). At the end of the assessment, the tool will provide you with a score regarding your depressive symptoms and what this means for you. You will also be able to download information on depression and its impact on your health. Click Here for survey.

Healthy Eating

The following tool will help you assess your knowledge of how many calories there are in the different types of food items we eat on a daily basis. This tool has 10 questions and will take approximately 3 minutes to finish. At the end of the assessment, the tool will provide you more information on the number of calories present in the different foods you eat. You will also be able to download information how to improve your eating habits at the end of the assessment. Click Here for survey.

Stress

The following tool will help you assess the level of stress in your life in the last 1 month. This tool has 10 questions and will take approximately 3 minutes to finish. At the end of the assessment, the tool will provide you with a score related to your stress level and what this means for you. You will also be able to download information how to better deal with stress and improve your health. Click Here for survey.

Smoking and Tobacco

Nicotine is the chemical in cigarettes that makes you want to keep smoking. Finding out how much you depend on nicotine will help you as you choose quit smoking strategies for your quit plan. Remember—no matter what your score, you’ll have to work hard to quit for good. Answer the following questions. The results will explain how much you depend on nicotine and provide ideas on how to reduce your cravings. Click Here for survey.

Physical Activity

The following tool asks you questions about your physical activity. The questions also focus on possible barriers that prevent you from exercising. This tool has 21 questions and will take approximately 3-5 minutes to finish. At the end of the assessment, the tool will provide a score related to your physical activity and the barriers that affect your likelihood of exercising. You will also be able to download information on how to increase the amount of exercise you get and how this can improve your health. Click Here for survey.

Sendero Smoking Cessation Program

Smoking Cessation - http://smokefree.gov/
This web site provides information and tools to help people of all ages quit smoking, manage withdrawal, eat healthier, and manage your mood. In English and Spanish.

Stop Smoking - http://www.lung.org/stop-smoking/
This web site provides information about smoking and how to quit.

Stay away from Tobacco - http://www.cancer.org/healthy/stayawayfromtobacco/quit-for-life
This web site has a smoking quiz, guide to stop smoking, guide to stop using smokeless tobacco, help with cravings, secondhand smoke information, and tobacco and cancer fact sheets.

Click Here for additional information on Sendero's Smoking Cessation Program "Up In Smoke".

Sendero Asthma Prevention and Management Program

Sendero Diabetes Prevention and Management Program