Countdown to Medicare: Save-the-Date
If you’re getting close to Medicare eligibility, this free seminar is for you. Whether you are planning to retire or will continue to work, it’s important to know your Medicare options. Did you know that missing your Medicare enrollment deadlines could cost you money?
We know that Medicare can be confusing, so we designed this seminar to help you be confident you’re making the right health coverage decisions.
What will Planning for Medicare — Countdown to 65 cover?
• Explanation of Medicare Parts A, B, and C
• Medicare enrollment timeline
• Medigap plans that help supplement Medicare coverage
• Medicare Advantage plans, such as HMOs and PPOs
• Medicare Part D prescription drug plans
• Plans and programs available to early retirees, such as COBRA.
Thursday, April 4, 2019 at 6:00 p.m., at the Acushnet Senior Community Center, 59 1/2 South Main Street. 508-998-0280 for more information.
Acushnet COA can help with food applications
The Greater Boston Food Bank supports seniors in need by leveraging all available resources, including the Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP), which is a federal program designed to help low-income seniors access healthy food provided by the USDA.
The Acushnet COA staff can submit CSFP applications to the food bank for processing and approval notice. At the distribution center, volunteers pack 30 lb. boxes with nutritious, senior-focused shelf-stable foods and trucks deliver the packed boxes to sites where they are distributed to clients. These deliveries occur once per month in Acushnet.
A household of one receiving $1,354/month or less or a household of two receiving $1,832/month or less qualify.
For more information or to complete and application, please contact the Acushnet Council on Aging, 508-998-0280.
Night Sky with Roger Menard
Join us on Mon., 2/25, at the Acushnet Public Libray, 232 Middle Rd., from 6–7:45 p.m. for an indoor presentation of a brief overview of all the interesting objects that can be seen in the night sky, focusing on objects visible this time of the year. After the presentation we will move outside and view some of the objects using an 8 inch telescope.
Please dress in layers as we will be inside for the first portion of the class and then moving outside for night sky viewing. Hot beverages will be served. All ages are welcome.
*Rain date, Mon., 3/4, 6 pm.
Roger Menard is an amateur astronomer and member of Astronomical Society of New England (ASSNE). He has his own small observatory and spends most clear nights observing and photographing the skies. He teaches astronomy for Second Half Life Long Learning.
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