Winning at the Resolutions Game

Originally published in Huffington Post 1/10/17 By Shane Power, President of Watertree Health, and Lisa Chau, Communications Manager of Watertree Health…Happy 2019!By now, many of you have decided this will be the year you get healthy by losing weight, exercising more, stopping smoking or maybe following your prescription schedule. You will make conscious choices to modify…

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Have Insurance but Your Coverage Changed?

By: Shane Power, President of Watertree Health…An article by David Lazarus published in The Los Angeles Times discussed a growing epidemic in the United States—insurers dropping certain prescription medications from coverage by their plans. Often drugs are dropped without advanced warning, leaving patients scrambling to find a way to obtain, and pay for, the medications…

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Importance of Year-End Nonprofit Donations

By Shane Power, President & Ceci West, Chief Marketing & Purpose Officer of Watertree HealthEarlier this year, we expressed our concern about nonprofits potentially losing millions of their annual donations due to the new tax plan taking effect. According to The NonProfit Times, charities are feeling pressure as they struggle to hit projected goals set…

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The Importance of Medication Adherence

By Shane Power, President of Watertree Health…You’ve probably read in the news that Congress is furthering its investigations into the rising costs of prescription medications. We think this is great news because we share their concern about the affordability of medicines. Higher prices may mean fewer people will be able to afford their prescriptions and…

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Four Years and Counting

By Shane Power, President of Watertree HealthIt’s been nothing short of an honor to have been president of Watertree Health for the past four years. With my team, we’ve helped change the lives of millions and forged incredible partnerships with leading nonprofits that have helped accelerate our mutual missions. Watertree Health’s mission is simple—it’s your health….

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Open Enrollment: Close the Gap?

By Shane Power, President of Watertree Health… Open enrollment is starting again next month, but the time period has changed dramatically: it now only runs from November 1st – December 15th, compared to January 31st in previous years. What probably won’t change is the gap between adequate health insurance and affordability.As the new plan year starts, it…

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Stretch Your Way to Better Health

By Shane Power, President of Watertree Health…Checking emails, jumping on conference calls, and working on my computer are all a part of my typical workday. Naturally, these tasks require me to be seated for a long period of time. Many of us who work in office spaces, (including remote locations and at-home offices) sit without…

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Ways to Fight Back Against Hunger

By Shane Power, President of Watertree Health…Imagine being a child and waking up excited for school, only to come to the realization that you’ll have to go hungry because your family is one of the many food-insecure households in the United States. Out of the 40 million Americans struggling with hunger, 12 million are children….

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Best and Worst Foods for Psoriasis

By Shane Power, President of Watertree Health…Discovering foods to help fuel my body has always been important to me. I’m sure many of you can relate when I say staying away from unhealthy foods is an uphill battle. Within the last few years, I’ve had to adjust my diet to ensure I always feel my…

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The Power Of A Wish

By Shane Power, President of Watertree Health… One of the most meaningful aspects of our relationship with Make-A-Wish® has been rallyingour organization around the mission to change the lives of wish kids and their families throughthe power of a wish. Helping others is a part of the Watertree Health® DNA, and when it comesto improving the…

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