Posts by Cindy Robinson

Live well, age well

Here’s a nod to May as Older American’s Month, and its theme, “Engage at Every Age.” MAC, Inc., the Area Agency on Aging, and the National Council on Aging are committed to helping all Americans live well and age well. Here are a few ways to improve your life – or the life of an…

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“Healing Ourselves First” Conference for Healthcare Professionals, Caregivers

MAC, Inc., and Coastal Hospice invite healthcare professionals and caregivers to a conference,  “Healing Ourselves First: Resilience as our Greatest Clinical Competence.” The conference will be held on Thursday, June 14 at MAC, and will feature the Rev. Dr. Carla Cheatham as the keynote speaker.  Registration begins at 4:30 p.m. The presentation by Cheatham is…

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For the do-it-yourselfer: Medicare enrollment how-to program

Choosing a new Medicare Part D drug plan, and navigating the Medicare maze, can be confusing at best. Where can you find help in choosing the best Medicare prescription plan for you?  MAC, Inc., the Area Agency on Aging, is ready to help.  For the do-it-yourselfer, MAC is hosting Medicare enrollment how-to programs, offering participants…

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Consumer Protection Forum is May 31 at MAC

A Consumer Protection Forum, featuring U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen and Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh, will be held Thursday, May 31, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m., at MAC, Inc., the Area Agency on Aging. As part of a series of Consumer Protection Forums they are hosting throughout the state, U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen…

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Get help navigating the Medicare maze

MAC offers multiple free information sessions Medicare-eligible State of Maryland retirees (age 65 and older) will no longer receive prescription drug coverage under the Maryland State health plan, effective Jan. 1, 2019, the Maryland Department of Budget and Management, Employee Benefits Division has announced.   These Medicare-eligible State of Maryland retirees have until Dec. 31,…

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New Medicare cards are coming

New cards designed to help decrease chance of identity theft Coming soon to a mailbox near you: new Medicare cards for beneficiaries. The new cards are being issued with the goal of decreasing Medicare beneficiaries’ vulnerability to identity theft, by replacing the Social Security-based number from Medicare identification cards with a new and unique Medicare…

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Share the Love with area seniors

On the Lower Shore, many senior citizens are without adequate nutrition. They may lack the funds to purchase food or lack transportation to a grocery store; many are simply too physically frail to be able to stand at a stove and prepare a meal. Seniors suffering from inadequate nutrition can become more vulnerable to falls,…

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Learn coping skills needed to manage your diabetes

A class, Living Well With Diabetes, will be held Wednesdays, Jan. 17 to Feb. 21, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at MAC, Inc. Participants will get the effective coping skills they need to manage their diabetes. Topics will include healthy eating and managing stress. The class will be led by highly trained peer leaders,…

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19th Annual St. Paddy’s Day 5K Run/2-Mile Walk: The Details

Planning is now under way for the 19th Annual St. Paddy’s Day 5K Run/2-Mile Walk, to be held Saturday, March 10, 2018, at the Salisbury Elks Lodge. The theme of the run/walk is “Racing For a Reason.” All proceeds will support MAC, Inc., programs and services for those living with Alzheimer’s Disease, and their family…

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Support MAC during Giving Tuesday, Nov. 28

Online Giving Event Will Support 80 Lower Shore Nonprofits Giving Tuesday 2017 is November 28th   November 20, 2017 – Salisbury, Md. – Eighty Lower Shore nonprofits are joining together to celebrate generosity on Giving Tuesday with a 24-hour online giving event. Held each year on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving, this year’s event falls on…

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