Monthly Archives : October 2020



Medicare’s Open Enrollment is October 15-December 7 Let AgeSmart Community Resources help you find your way through the ever-changing world of Medicare Open Enrollment. Beginning October 15 all people with Medicare may change their Medicare health plans and prescription drug coverage for the following year to better meet their needs. Information
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How to Fight the Social Isolation of Coronavirus

ARIEL SKELLEY/DIGITALVISION/GETTY IMAGES Loneliness is a real health issue — and these steps can help save lives by Erwin Tan, M.D., AARP, March 16, 2020  En español | A recent scientific report elevates social isolation and loneliness to the level of health problems, associating them with a significantly increased risk for early death from
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When — and Where — to Get Your Flu Shot

Experts say the flu vaccine is key to avoiding 'twindemic' by Sarah Elizabeth Adler, AARP, August 27, 2020  En español | The latest worry for doctors and health experts across the country is the possibility of a “twindemic” — an overlap between coronavirus outbreaks and flu cases during the upcoming 2020-2021 flu season — that
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PRESS RELEASE: AgeSmart Community Resources Receives Prestigious Aging Innovations Award from the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a)

For Immediate Release                                       Date:  September 24, 2020 O’Fallon, IL - AgeSmart Community Resources announces that its Senior Skip Day Program recently received a 2020 Aging Innovations Award from the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a), the highest honor presented by n4a to member agencies. The awards program is supported by
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