ADULT ENRICHMENT CPR: AMERICAN HEART ASSOC. HEALTH PLAN OPTIONS FOR Date: Thursday, Nov. 1 or March 7 PEOPLE WITH MEDICARE Time: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Fee: $50 Place: Senior Center, 5 Broad St. Learn cardiopulmonary resuscitation with AED and the risk factors of heart attack and stroke in this American Heart Association course. Professional Rescuer certification available. Instructor: Joan Wilkins.
WHERE’S THE CARE?
Date: Wednesday, Oct. 17 Time: 10 to 11:30 a.m. Place: Senior Center, 5 Broad St. The Elder Insider will present a workshop titled “Where’s the Care?” The workshop will discuss how to find assistance with issues on aging, and where to go for help. This free seminar will help you navigate through the many choices and resources available. All are welcome to attend. Pre-registration required; call the Senior Center, 978-744-0924.
PLANNING FOR MEDICARE: ‘COUNTDOWN TO 65’
Date: Wednesday, Jan. 16 Time: 5 p.m. Place: Senior Center, 5 Broad St. A comprehensive worksite seminar that explains decisions people make when they become eligible for Medicare, and how they enroll in the Medicare program. We also discuss working past Medicare eligibility and how coverage options and choices affect a dependent spouse. A shorter section is dedicated to health plan options, if people retire and lose employer coverage prior to being eligible for Medicare. Presented by Heather Hurd, Blue Cross/Blue Shield. Pre-registration required, call 978-7440924.
Date: Wednesday, Nov. 14 Time: 10 a.m. Place: Senior Center, 5 Broad St. Offered by Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Massachusetts, this presentation includes an explanation of Medicare, Medicare prescription drug benefits, how Medigap plans and Medicare Advantage plans work with Medicare, as well as provide updates for Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Massachusetts 2013 plan offerings. This seminar makes complex information easy to understand. A question-and-answer session will follow. All are welcome regardless of your insurance coverage. Pre-registration is required; call 978-744-0924.
NEW IN MEDICARE FOR 2013
Date: Thursday, Oct. 4 Time: 12:15 a.m. Place: Senior Center, 5 Broad St. A representative from the SHINE program at Mystic Valley Elder Services will update attendees on changes in Medicare. Hear about the preventive benefits Medicare now covers, as well as cost-saving programs available to those who qualify. Attendees will be able to schedule an appointment with a SHINE counselor for an individual counseling session at a later date. The annual Medicare Open Enrollment starts Oct. 15 and ends on Dec. 7, during which people may enroll in a new plan or change Medicare coverage for the following year. This is also an opportunity to review one’s current coverage. State-certified SHINE (Medicare) counselors will help attendees understand their plan, as well as other options. Pre-registration required, call 978-744-0924.
Published on Sep 13, 2012
Published on Sep 13, 2012
The Salem Park, Recreation & Community Services Booklet offers readers a look at all the events and programs that the department offers.