Medicare plans change every year. They can change how much they cost, what they cover, and which doctors and pharmacies you can use. It's important to look at your Medicare health and drug coverage and decide if you want to make any changes. ... READ MORE
Tailgating and football go hand in hand. Tailgating literally means serving food and drink from the tailgate of a car or truck. These pre-game parties often involve salads, sandwiches, and grilling food. The following tips can help protect you ... READ MORE
Whether you are approaching Medicare or already have Medicare, you might be wondering what is the difference between “Original Medicare,” and “Medicare Advantage Plans”?
To begin, think of Original Medicare (parts A & B) as a-la-carte, ... READ MORE
On Thursday, December 1st Nassau County 4-H and Emergency Management celebrated the graduation of their 5th Youth Emergency Team (YET) cadre. Far too often in life youth are expected to follow an adult’s lead, especially in emergency situations. ... READ MORE
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