Summer is finally  And as you health insurance agent in Santa Monica, I want to  share some helpful tips with you how to be prepared for the Summer.

Are you going away on vacation? Have you checked how your health insurance pays, if you leave the state or go abroad. Many health insurance do not cover the upfont cost should something happen out of state or abroad. Medicare does not cover health insurance outside the Continental US.
They are very affordable travel insurances, which will protect you and your loved one. Call me at 310-909-6135 or sent me an email at

2) How to treat a sunburn:

Getting a sunburn is hurtful, looks bad and inflicts long lasting, wrinkle- inducing damage. It is especially bad for children. Even one blistering burn may double their lifetime risk for melanoma, a serious skin cancer.Sunscreen ?  Although preventable ( with sunscreen, shade and clothing), mistakes can happen .
a) Act quickly

If you feel a sun burn or see any sign of skin reddening on yourself or your child, get out of the of the sun and apply sunscreen and moizturizer

b) Moisturize

After a cool shower or bath, put on moisturizing cream or lotion to soothe the skin. Consider a product containing Vitamin C and Vitamin E. It’s also ok to use a hydrocortisone cream for a day or two to relieve discomfort.Also Aloe Vera helps with cooling the skin.Avoid any scrubbing, picking or peeing your skin or breaking blisters.

c) Hydrate

Any burns draws fluid to the skin surface and away from the rest of the body. So extra drink extra water, juices sports to avoid dehydration

d) Don’t wait to medicate

Take a dose of ibuprofen as soon as you see signs of sunburn.Accordingly to Schmitt, a pediatrician at Children’s Hospital in Colorado”it cuts back on the swelling and redness that is going to occur: and might prevent some long-term skin damage.

e) Assess the damage

Most sunburns, even those that cause a dew blisters, can be treated at home . But if a blistering burn covers 0 % or more of the body seek medical attention. Anyone with a sunburn who is suffering from a fever should also consult a medical professional.

We hope this healthy Summer Tips from your health insurance specialist in Santa Monica will be helpful, and you enjoy a great Summer with your family.