Health Tips

How To Grill the Perfect Steak

April 23, 2012 by · 5 Comments 

How To Grill the Perfect Steak

It’s easy to grill the perfect steak. Here are some tips on how to grill the perfect steak at your next outdoor BBQ.

A Good Sam Survival Story

January 31, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

A Good Sam Survival Story

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 [...]

Tips on How to Have a Healthy New Year

December 22, 2011 by · 2 Comments 

Tips on How to Have a Healthy New Year

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.

Good Sam Members Receive Complimentary Travel Medical Insurance

December 20, 2011 by · 10 Comments 

Good Sam Members Receive Complimentary Travel Medical Insurance

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.

Experiencing the Outdoors Can Improve Your Health

October 20, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Experiencing the Outdoors Can Improve Your Health

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 [...]

Traveling with Diabetes

June 24, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Traveling with Diabetes

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 [...]

The Camping Cure: Go RVing to recharge your mind, body and spirit

May 27, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

The Camping Cure: Go RVing to recharge your mind, body and spirit

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 [...]

South to Bend

April 21, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

South to Bend

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 [...]

Healthy Parks, Healthy People

April 21, 2011 by · 6 Comments 

Healthy Parks, Healthy People

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, [...]

How would you pay a $10,030 hospital bill?

January 27, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

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 [...]

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