Carolyn of Surrey, BC wrote in to share her frightening real-life experience where Good Sam was standing by: “My husband and I have a pretty good understanding of what our Good Sam travel medical insurance could do for us but the benefits really hit home when our camping trip suddenly took an unexpected turn. Everything [...]
It’s a new year—a fresh start—and people everywhere are resolving to have a healthier, happier lifestyle. Good Sam members are no exception, but it can be tough to maintain a routine of healthy eating and exercise when you’re traveling. Whether you’re heading out for a long weekend in your RV or going on a cross-country journey, you can enjoy yourself without taking a vacation from your health. Here are nine easy-to-follow tips to help you stay on track.
When you hit the open road, you want to make sure you’ve planned for everything – including travel medical insurance. Your membership provides you with coverage for an unlimited amount of 2-day trips per year from TIC Travel Insurance. Here, we provide you with a few details about your coverage.
It turns out “the outdoors are good for you” according to National Park Service Director, Jonathan Jarvis. Of course, this is something that outdoorsman have known for quite some time. However, this knowledge has just recently started a moment in parks of all sizes across the U.S. including U.S. National Parks. The U.S. National Park [...]
By Diane Barnet, R.N. Over 23 million Americans, both children and adults, have diabetes, according to the American Diabetes Association. People with diabetes do not produce or properly use insulin, a hormone made in the pancreas that regulates the amount of glucose (sugar) we use for energy. Diabetics either don’t make enough insulin or utilize [...]
Good Sam members already know that RVing is a rewarding, fun-filled pastime. According to medical experts (and countless veteran RVers), camping also offers potential cures for some of the negative aspects of today’s demanding daily routines. Let’s talk about the ways that RVing can help you stay healthy and strong by promoting physical fitness, challenging [...]
By Dee Reed Stretch your Rally fun by taking a day trip or an extended visit before or after the event to Bend, Oregon. Since you’ll already be in Redmond, July 14-17, it’ll be easy to head 17 miles south to Bend for another great RV experience. You don’t need to worry about where you’ll [...]
On April 7, National Park Service (NPS) Director Jon Jarvis announced a major new service-wide Healthy Foods Strategy, to provide healthy food options to all national park visitors. Jarvis made the announcement as part of the Healthy Parks Healthy People U.S. conference, a two-day forum in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area co-hosted by NPS, [...]
That’s the average cost of a nearly five-day hospital stay these days.2 What if you become sick or hurt and are hospitalized Sure, your current health insurance plan or Medicare will pay part of the bill. But there are deductibles, copayments, and benefit limitations that most plans don’t pay. Then there are all the little [...]
by Paula Loehr, R.N. Over the years, your doctor has probably convinced you that limiting caloric intake and upping the exercise quotient will improve your overall health and fitness. After all, it’s commonly known that obesity and a sedentary lifestyle can lead to major health problems such as diabetes and osteoarthritis, as well as diseases [...]