Saturday, October 25, 2014

Learn How to Protect Your Medicare Information

Do you know how to protect your Medicare information during the Open Enrollment Period?
Find out how in this video from the Florida Senior Medicare Patrol:

Thursday, October 16, 2014

The September/October Issue of the Elder Update is Available

The Florida Department of Elder Affairs publishes a bimonthly newsletter, the "Elder Update", for Florida Seniors. The current issue includes articles about:
  •  A statewide survey of caregiving conditions in Florida
  •  Help available for those paying utility bills
  •  "Residents' Rights Month" for long-term care residents
  •  Fall prevention
  •  Being alone without being lonely
You can download the current issue here. Alternatively, you can sign up for a print subscription here.

Thursday, October 9, 2014

New "Aging on the Suncoast" Episode

The Area Agency on Aging of Pasco-Pinellas produces and hosts a community access television program, "Aging on the Suncoast". This program  provides information of interest to elders, their families and caregivers.The October episode explains about the SHINE (Serving the Health Information Needs of Elders) volunteers, who can help you choose the best Medicare program for you during Medicare open enrollment (October 15- December 7th).
Here is the video:

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Lifestyles after 50 Fun Fest in New Port Richey

The Lifestyles After 50 Fun Fest will be held on Wednesday, October 10th at the New Port Richey Recreation Center from 10:00am - 2:00pm. Admission and parking are free. The event will feature:
  • Free Health Screenings
  • Live Music
  • Free coffee and goodies
  • Free bingo and giveaways 
New Port Richey Recreation and Aquatic Center                       6630 Van Buren St, 
             New Port Richey, FL 34653
             1-888-670-0040 or 813-653-1988

For more information, you can click here for the event flier.