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How Agents Can Use National Nutrition Month

National Nutrition Month

Hey Brokers! Did you know March is National Nutrition Month? Seniors, like everyone else, can get caught up in their daily routines, often neglecting their nutritional health and becoming more vulnerable to disease and other health issues. Many beneficiaries are unaware of the benefits available to them under their Medicare Part B coverage. This is where our Medicare expertise can make a difference!

Do you want to improve client retention and steer clients toward a healthier lifestyle? One of the best ways to achieve this is by helping clients with their personal healthcare needs and educating them about the resources, wellness, and preventative programs available to them under their Medicare Part B coverage. To familiarize you with the preventative care offered under Part B, we are highlighting the Nutrition Programs in honor of National Nutrition Month.

Recognizing the pivotal role of nutrition in preventative care, Medicare has instituted several initiatives to champion healthy eating and empower beneficiaries to make informed dietary decisions.

Exploring Medicare’s Nutrition and Wellness Programs:

Medicare boasts an array of nutrition and wellness programs tailored to bolster beneficiaries on their journey toward improved health. These programs encompass a spectrum of services, ranging from nutrition counseling and education to personalized resources.

Here’s an at-a-glance look at what’s available to your beneficiaries

  • Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT):
    • Coverage for personalized nutrition assessments and counseling by registered dietitians or healthcare professionals.
    • Focus on managing diabetes and kidney disease.
  • Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP):
    • Structured lifestyle intervention to prevent or delay type 2 diabetes. Includes dietary counseling, physical activity guidance, and behavior change support.
  • Annual Wellness Visit (AWV):
    • Opportunity to create or update a personalized prevention plan.
    • Discussion of nutrition-related topics and dietary recommendations.
  • Telehealth Services:
    • Expanded access to remote nutrition counseling.
    • Virtual consultations with dietitians or nutrition professionals.
  • Nutrition Education Materials:
    • Online resources, educational materials such as this Staying Healthy Guide, and tools can be found on
    • We have attached a FREE resource tool, A Recipe for Better Health with your Medicare Coverage, you can easily download and share with your clients via email, on your social media pages, or perhaps you decide to include it in your next Newsletter.


Remember, retention is in the connection! Keep your clients interested and educated with valuable tool and you will be sure to build lasting relationships!

National Nutrition Month is great time to reconnect with your clients, educate and remind them of their benefits available to them, through their Medicare Part B coverage. Assisting them in access to tools, resources, and helpful reminders, that maintaining a healthy lifestyle is just a wellness visit away!

Retention is in the connection; let us all remember our seniors appreciate the extra TLC!


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