It's that time of year-the peanut butter challenge
Each October, extension offices across the state try to outcompete one another to collect the most jars of Peanut Butter. Each year the challenge gets better. The challenge gets bigger. The ... READ MORE
Open Enrollment for Medicare beneficiaries begins October 15 and ends December 7. This is the perfect time to review how you want your healthcare and drug coverage. Go to Medicare.gov to review your choices. Available Medicare Advantage ... READ MORE
Refrigerate or Room Temperature
If you buy commercially produced eggs (grocery store) then store eggs in your refrigerator.
If you have hens and do not wash the eggs, then store eggs at room temperature. If storing these eggs in the ... READ MORE
It is the end of January and the beginning of the income tax filing season. By now, you should have received your W-2 forms. Keep on the lookout for additional documents such as 1099-INT (reports interest from bank accounts or other investments); ... READ MORE
Every year the Federal government makes changes to Original Medicare cost-sharing deductibles and premiums.
For 2022, the standard Medicare Part B premium will be $170.10 a month. This is an increase of nearly $22 a month over the standard ... READ MORE
The holiday season is a time of celebration and sharing meals with family and friends. During holiday get-togethers, snacks and meals are frequently left out throughout the gathering. When food is sitting at room temperature for more than two ... READ MORE
The CDC has developed guidelines to help navigate Halloween, providing ideas to make Halloween activities more creative, and reducing the risk for getting COVID. So, classic door to door trick-or-treating and large in door costume parties are ... READ MORE
In the United States, 30.3 million people have diabetes, according to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK). According to the CDC, 8.9% (7,639 individuals) of adults in Nassau County have diabetes. A key ... READ MORE
Diabetes touches almost every part of your life. It’s a serious, lifelong condition, but there’s a lot you can do to protect your health. You can take charge of your health—not only for today but for the coming years.
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Life is getting back to normal, and more people are eating at restaurants. When you choose to bring leftovers home, there are fundamental ways to keep your food safe, so you don't risk becoming sick! If you plan to go to a movie or be out and ... READ MORE