Senior center offering chance to learn about Medicare

Published 7:01 am Sunday, October 9, 2016

If you are turning 65 or going on Medicare, here is an opportunity for you to get the information you need.

At 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, we will host a Medicare ABCD’s class. This class will cover the parts of Medicare, hospital, medical and drug options; including original/traditional Medicare, Medicare supplements, Medicare advantage plans, Part D prescription drug coverage and preventive benefits.

Also included is information about Medicare savings programs, drug assistance, preventing fraud, waste and abuse, and other resources to help you make informed decisions.

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The instructor is a certified State Health Insurance Program Counselor with the Senior LinkAge Line. Please sign up for this program by stopping by the Senior Center front desk or calling 507-433-2370. See you there.

We look forward to seeing you at our many programs at the Mower County Senior Center. Don’t forget our coffee shop where every day you can have homemade soup for $1 and sandwich for 50 cents. On Tuesday we will be serving enchilada hotdish for only $2. You are always welcome at the center.

Upcoming Events

Monday: Bone Builders, 9 a.m.; Blood pressure checks, 9 a.m.; Walking Club, 9 a.m.; Cards (Pinochle, Duplicate Bridge), 12:30 p.m.; Exercise w/Evie’s Friends, 1 p.m.

Tuesday: Silver Sneakers, 8:15 a.m.; Hormel breakfast, 9 a.m.; Exercise w/Evies Friends, 9 a.m.;  Enchilada hotdish, 11:30 a.m.; Cards (Pinochle, Duplicate Bridge, 500), 12:30 p.m.; Life Long Learners 2 p.m.; Hearing Aid Cleaning, 4 p.m.; Medicare ABCD’s, 5:30 p.m.; Zumba, 5:45 p.m.

Wednesday: Wood Carvers, 8:30 a.m.; Tai Chi,  9 a.m.; Walking Club, 9 a.m.; Macular Degeneration Support, 10 a.m.; Free massage by Ron, 10:30 a.m.; Weight Watchers, 12:15 p.m.; Cards (Duplicate Bridge, Pinochle, Cribbage), 12:30 p.m.; Stitching Bees, 1 p.m.; Open chess, 1 p.m.; AMP Class, 2 p.m.; Weight Watchers, 5:30 p.m.

Thursday: Silver Sneakers 8:15 a.m.; Exercise w/Evies Friends, 9 a.m.; Cards (Pinochle), 12:30 p.m.; Bingo and open chess, 1 p.m.; Zumba, 5:45 p.m.

Friday: Bone Builders, 9 a.m.; Cards (500, Duplicate Bridge, Pinochle, Cribbage), 12:30 p.m.; Ping Pong, 3 p.m.

Weekly Card Results

Monday Bridge

Sept. 26, two tables

1st Jaynard Johnson, 2nd Anne Dvorak, 3rd John Karnes, 4th Millie Seiver, 5th David Solomonson, 5th Mary Johnsen

Tuesday Duplicate Bridge

Sept. 27, six tables

1st Barb Engebretson, 1st Orrion Roisen; 2nd Gail Schmidt, 2nd Ray Schmidt; 3rd Barb Rofshus, 3rd Lorraine Quinlivan; 4th Jim Fisher, 4th Larry Crowe; 5th Millie Seiver, 5th Joyce crowe; 6th Lorraine Lippert, 6th Russ Vaale

Tuesday 500

Sept. 27, four tables

1st Wayne Chilson, 2nd Wayne Freitag, 3rd Mary Kikutus, 4th Quentin Fiala

Friday Bridge

Sept. 30, three tables

1st Mary Johnsen, 2nd John Karnes, 3rd Jaynard Johnson, 4th Carolyne Higgins, 5th Lois Johnson

Wednesday Duplicate Bridge

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Dave Solomonson

Wednesday Cribbage

Sept. 28, one table

1st Val Lavallie, 2nd Bernice Scholer

Friday 500

Sept. 30, three tables

1st Wayne Chilson, 2nd Loretta Nelson, 3rd Wayne Freitag, 4th Carol Hamilton