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Take a moment to learn about Medicare benefits

Published 4:53pm Saturday, July 27, 2013

Medicare covers all the costs for a one-time, comprehensive “Welcome to Medicare” preventive visit during the first 12 months that you have Part B.

Learn what the visit includes and how you can take advantage of this benefit.

Join us at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, to get informed about what Medicare covers at your doctor.

Amy S. Bruender R.N. Wellness Visit Coordinator at Mayo Clinic Health System will be here speaking on this important subject. They will cover the following:

Medicare annual wellness visit

•Develop a personalized prevention plan based on your current health and risk factors

•Establish medical/family history

•Establish a list of current providers

•Measure height, weight, BMI, and blood pressure

•Screening of functional ability, memory, gait and balance

•Set goals for health and wellness

To sign up for this stop by the front desk or call 507-433-2370 ext 0.

See you there. You are always welcome at the Senior Center.

Upcoming Events

Monday: Blood Pressure Checks 9 a.m.; Cards (Pinochle, Duplicate Bridge), 12:30 p.m.; Exercise with Evie, 1 p.m.

Tuesday: Silver Sneakers 8:30 a.m.; Exercise with Evie, 9 a.m.; Cards (Pinochle, Duplicate Bridge, 500) 12:30 p.m.; Wellness Presentation 2 p.m.; Zumba Gold, 4 p.m.; Silver Sneakers, 4:30 p.m.; Zumba 5:35/7 p.m.; Yoga 6:10 p.m.

Wednesday: Defensive Driving, 9 a.m.; Wednesday: Tai Chi, 9:30 a.m.; Cards (Pinochle, Cribbage), 12:30 p.m.;

Stitching Bees, 1 p.m.; Open chess, 1 p.m.; Boot Camp, 7:30 p.m.

Thursday: Silver Sneakers 8:30 a.m.; Exercise with Evie, 9 a.m.; Caregiver Support Group, 10:30 a.m.; Cards (Pinochle, Duplicate Bridge) 12:30 p.m.; Bingo and open chess, 1 p.m.; Zumba Gold, 4:05 p.m.; Silver Sneakers, 4:30 p.m.; Zumba 5:35/7 p.m.; Yoga 6:10 p.m.

Friday: Tai Chi, 9:30 a.m.;

Cards (Pinochle, Duplicate Bridge), 12:30 p.m.


Weekly Card Results

Monday Bridge

July 15, three tables

1st Jaynard Johnson, 2nd Arnie Lang, 3rd Mary Johnsen, 4th Lois Johnson, 5th Mabel Vaale

Tuesday Duplicate Bridge

July 16, six tables

1st Gail Schmidt, 1st Ray Schmidt; 2nd Larry Crowe, 2nd Dick Hansen; 3rd Bud Higgins, 3rd Jim Fisher; 4th Dave Ring, 4th Loren Cleland; 5th Marge Blaser, 5th Teresa Baldus

Tuesday “500”

July 16, four tables

1st Wayne Chilson, 2nd Dorothy Stern, 3rd Eddie Hall, 4th Jerry Downing


Jessie Swain

Friday Bridge

July 19, five tables

1st Betty Jorgenson, 2nd Russ Vaale, 3rd Arnie Lang, 4th Jaynard Johnson, 5th David Ring, 6th Joanne Maxfield

Weekly Cribbage

July 17, 2.5 tables

1st Ray Waters, 2nd Jaynard Johnson, 3rd Russ Vaale

Weekly “500”

July 19, five tables

1st Mildred Ballantyne, 2nd Jessie Swain, 3rd Jerry Downing, 4th Bernice Schooler

Semcac Daily Meals

Monday: Salisbury steak Alt: Liver and onions

Tuesday: Beef stroganoff

Wednesday: Tater tot casserole

Thursday: Grilled chicken salad

Friday: Pork roast

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