Health Matters

How Medicare Covers Prescription Drugs

Mar 17,2016

 

Did you know that Medicare helps pay for prescription medications? Even if you don’t take many prescriptions now, you should consider joining a Medicare drug plan. There are two ways to get Medicare prescription drug coverage:

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Courtesy photo  When it comes to consuming salt, less is best.

Using Less Salt Helps Kidneys

Mar 17,2016

 

March is National Kidney Month. And the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) would like you to know that when it comes to dietary sodium, less is certainly best. Yet Americans today consume 50 percent more than the recommended daily quantity of only one teaspoon of salt per day. 

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AFD Offers Safety Program

Mar 08,2016

The Alameda Fire Department’s Home Safety Program provides much-needed services to low-to-moderate income residents over 62 and to the disabled of any age. The program provides and installs the newly required 10-year-maintenance-free smoke and carbon monoxide detectors.

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