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United Way of Wayne County partners with SingleCare (formerly FamilyWize) to provide community members with access to affordable prescription medications, ensuring greater health& Wellness and Financial Stability. 

The SingleCare prescription savings card:

  • Always free to use by everyone—just show it to the pharmacist

  • No registration or eligibility requirements. Use it right away!

  • Save up to 80% on 10,000+ prescription medications 

  • Accepted at major pharmacy chains nationwide

  • Sign up on SingleCare.com for additional member savings (earn $1 per eligible script!!)

  • Works whether you’re insured or underinsured 

  • Unlimited uses

How it works:

SingleCare negotiates fair drug prices directly with major pharmacies like CVS, Walmart, and Walgreens. We pass the savings onto our members, free of charge.

 

To start saving with SingleCare, a member just needs to show the savings card to their pharmacist every time they fill a prescription at a participating pharmacy. The discount will be automatically applied at checkout.

 

Members can use their card as often as they want. Cards do not expire. Cards may also be used for family members’ prescriptions and shared with friends.

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How do I get a card?

Certain medications can put you at higher risk for heat stroke. Our partner @SingleCare has a list of common medications that cause heat intolerance and what you can do to prevent it. Click HERE to learn more.

It’s always important to practice medication safety, but even more so during the summer months. Here are tips for storing your medication safely from our partner @SingleCare. Click HERE to learn more.

Does breathing become more difficult as the temperature rises? You’re not alone. Here are 8 ways to manage your heat-induced asthma symptoms from our partner @SingleCare. Click HERE to learn more.

How to lower cholesterol with 12 changes

Cholesterol is a waxy, fat-like substance that circulates in your blood. It’s made by the liver but also enters the body via some of the foods we eat, particularly those high in saturated fats like red meats, butter, and processed foods. Cholesterol gets a bad rap because of its link to heart disease, but in actuality, it’s necessary for good health. It helps build cell membranes and make hormones and vitamins. But too much of anything can be bad, including cholesterol. 

Cholesterol becomes a problem when excess amounts build up on artery walls, causing blockages that can lead to heart attacks and strokes. High cholesterol is a common yet silent condition. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 93 million Americans over the age of 20 have high cholesterol, and many don’t know it.

Read the full article on singlecare.com