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ATRC Aging is offering Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention to you in the privacy of your home.  There is no cost for the program, however you must be 60 years of age to participate and you must…

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Social isolation has been a very real problem during the COVID pandemic, especially among seniors. Robotic pets are designed to provide realistic companionship, comfort and happiness. This dog was recently delivered to his new owner, and you can see the delight on her face. Know a senior citizen who would benefit? Contact us at 888-617-0500 to see if they qualify for a FREE companion pet.😻🐹 ... See MoreSee Less

Social isolation has been a very real problem during the COVID pandemic, especially among seniors.  Robotic pets are designed to provide realistic companionship, comfort and happiness.  This dog was recently delivered to his new owner, and you can see the delight on her face.  Know a senior citizen who would benefit?  Contact us at 888-617-0500 to see if they qualify for a FREE companion pet.😻🐹

SHIP-ALABAMA STATE HEALTH INSURANCE ASSISTANCE

What is Medicare?
Medicare is the federal health insurance program for people who are 65 or older, certain younger people with disabilities and people with End-Stage Renal Disease (permanent Kidney failure requiring dialysis or a transplant, sometimes called ESRD)

The different parts of Medicare help cover specific services: Part A hospital insurance, Part B Medicare Insurance, Part C (Medicare Advantage Plans), and Part D (prescription drug coverage.


What is SHIP?
The State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) is a free & unbiased counseling program provided by the Alabama Department of Senior Services for Medicare beneficiaries in Alabama. We are part of a federal network of SHIP programs located in every state. SHIP provides health insurance counseling for people with Medicare. All services are free. Open enrollment begins on Friday, October 15, 2021 and ends on Sunday, December 7, 2021.

SHIP is funded by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and is administered by the Alabama Department of Senior Services (ADSS) and the Area Agencies on Aging.

To schedule an in-office appointment or telephone appointment with a SHIP counselor, call the Alabama Tombigbee Regional Commission Area Agency on Aging at
1-888-617-0500 and ask for SHIP or email evette.woods@atrc.net for more information.
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Timeline PhotosSeniors who have Alzheimer's are at an even greater risk for fraud and abuse. This article covers six signs of elder abuse in seniors with dementia: dailycaring.com/signs-of-elder-abuse-in-seniors-with-dementia/
Contact #ALSeniorMedicarePatrol at 1-800-243-5463.
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Somone out there needs to hear this. ❤️Taking care of yourself is one of the most important things you can do as a caregiver. Make sure you’re eating healthy, being active, and taking time to do the things you enjoy. Find tips for making time for yourself. go.usa.gov/xMHJz ... See MoreSee Less

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