Senior Advocate/ Caregiver Advocate office hours at the Senior Center
Services available for clients over age of 60 and/or their caregivers include:
- Benefits Analysis which may result in application assistance for Medical Assistance, Medicare savings programs, Nutrition Assistance and Energy Assistance.
- Care Consultation for caregivers of, or those living with, memory loss including specialized education, screenings and assessment of needs, resource referral and care planning for individuals and/or their caregivers. A free tool kit is currently available through a special caregiver grant.
- General Assistance including needs assessment (includes home visit), community resource referral, education regarding disease progression and continuum of care, problem-solving, and emotional support.
Medication Check-Up with Pharmacist Bill Boyes
When prescription and over-the-counter medicines are taken in the right way, they are safe and effective tools for good health.
A Medication Check-Up provides a review of each medication (both prescription and over-the-counter) with discussion about the person’s medicine-taking routine. The conversation is private and confidential. Participants can ask questions and get tips on reducing or avoiding medication side effects, schedules, and more.
JFK Assassination: The Mystery & Legend
Where were you when John F. Kennedy was assassinated? After a half century, this event still sparks discussion and controversy. Join us for a balanced discussion of one of the pivotal events of the 20th century. Through slides, photos and film clips, David's narration of historidcal events is always interesting.
Flu shot Clinic
Rice county Public health has announced its Flu Shot Clinic. If you are receiving Medicate or MA, there will not be any out of pocket cost for you and your paperwork will be filed. The shot clinic is open to all area adults.
What Does This Do?
This is a new education program called the Smart DriverTEK program offered by AARP and developed to help drivers understand how to use current and new vehicle safety features. A recent survey showed 76 percent of drivers over the age of 50 actively seek high-tech safety features. This class will explore all of the elements that new vehicles now offer.