Posts by Cindy Robinson

Cancer: Thriving & Surviving Workshop

Cancer: Thriving and Surviving, a FREE 6-week workshop, will help participants build the skills they need to take an active role in addressing the challenges of cancer, while building support and confidence. Topics will include dealing with difficult emotions; communicating effectively with family, friends and health professionals; problem-solving; exercise; and nutrition. The session will be…

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Antiques appraisals return Oct. 5

MAC, Inc., and the Westside Historical Society will present an Antiques & Collectibles Appraisal Fair on Saturday, Oct. 5, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at MAC. Noted local antiques experts Charlene Upham and Steve Blumenauer will offer verbal fair market value appraisals of antiques, artwork, jewelry, collectibles, silver, toys, coins, firearms (without firing pins)…

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Educational forum on Medicare is Oct. 3

“The Building Blocks of Medicare: An Educational Forum,” will be presented Thursday, Oct. 3, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Cambridge Library, meeting room. The program will offer basic information on Medicare and should be of particular interest to: Anyone who is now on Medicare Anyone who will soon be on Medicare (turning age…

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Medicare Open Enrollment events scheduled

Free Medicare Open Enrollment events will be held Oct. 16 through Dec. 6, at locations throughout the Lower Shore. Walk in and sign up to speak one-on-one with a MAC State Health Insurance Program (SHIP) counselor, who will help you choose the best Medicare prescription plan to suit your needs.

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Are you at risk of falling?

Are you at risk of falling? What you can do to prevent a fall? Learn more at MAC’s Fall Prevention Day being held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019. Free activities include: fall risk and blood pressure screenings, medication review (bring a list of all your medications) and informational vendors.…

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Beware the “grandparent scam”

The special bond grandparents share with their grandchildren is used as leverage among the worst types of scammers. The “grandparent scam” has been making the rounds in various incarnations for years, and losses victims suffer are among the highest of all scam types.     How It Works • A person claiming to be your…

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Scam alert: Beware of fake checks

Scammers Are Sending Fake Checks to Swindle Consumers Out of Thousands of Dollars According to the office of the Maryland Attorney General, scammers are sending fake checks that appear to be from Maryland-based Chesapeake Employers Insurance Company (CEIC) and the Injured Worker’s Insurance Fund (IWIF) to unsuspecting victims all over the country. Please note that…

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Beware: Work-at-home job scams

The Consumer Protection Division of the Maryland Office of the Attorney General offers the following information to help Marylanders protect themselves from becoming a victim of work-at-home job scams. Offers that promise a way to make money working at home can be very appealing. You should be careful, however, that you don’t fall victim to…

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Register now for “Aging into Medicare” classes

If you are getting ready to turn 65 in the next 6 months or will be going on Medicare soon, MAC’s new class, “Aging Into Medicare,” is for you! Discussion will include how Medicare works, what it covers and when to apply. Going on Medicare is one of the more difficult challenges for the aging…

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