Thanksgiving may look different this year

For most of us, the Thanksgiving holiday will look different this year. You may have to celebrate virtually with family, budget differently due to finances, or modify your usual get togethers to an outdoor and smaller setting. While in any normal year the Thanksgiving holiday can be loaded with mixed feelings, this year may bring [...]

By |2020-11-23T12:37:43-08:00November 25th, 2020|Information, Martha Shapiro's Column|0 Comments

Assessments offer clarity in uncertain times

Barbara’s parents, like many seniors in their 80s, are trying to keep from contracting COVID-19 by isolating at home. To keep fed, they signed up for the governor’s Great Plates program, which delivers two restaurant-quality meals per day; other groceries are ordered online by their daughter. In normal times, Barbara, who lives two hours away, [...]

By |2020-11-02T14:23:28-08:00October 29th, 2020|Information, The Other Side of 50|0 Comments

Senior Concerns’ Bargain Boutique & Thrift Store Hosts Special Sidewalk Sale

The holidays are almost upon us and now is the perfect time to get your shopping done and support a local nonprofit at the same time! Senior Concerns’ Bargain Boutique and Thrift Store is planning a massive, holiday blow out Sidewalk Sale on Saturday, November 14 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The Boutique is [...]

By |2020-10-27T12:28:50-07:00October 27th, 2020|In the News, Information, News / Events|0 Comments

Medicare 2021

Question:  What do I need to know about Medicare for 2021? Medicare open enrollment period is from October 15th–December 7th. It is important to review your plan and make sure it is still the right choice for you. Plans change a little each year and sometimes this may mean they no longer cover a prescription [...]

By |2020-10-14T12:57:37-07:00October 21st, 2020