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Joy of Creative Engagement workshop is for caregivers

Stories Love Music will present “The Joy of Creative Engagement,” a free workshop for anyone who cares for seniors with Alzheimer’s and dementia. Those attending the workshop will learn: how to address caregiver burnout and stress, get creative tolls to apply to caregiving, and meet other caregivers! The workshop will be held Friday, Sept. 27,…

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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.| Those attending an open enrollment…

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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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Learn to manage challenges of chronic pain

Learn to self-manage the challenges of living with chronic pain. A chronic pain self-management program will be held Thursdays, May 2 to June 6, from 9:30 a.m. to noon, at First Baptist Church in Princess Anne. This program is free. To register, call 410-742-0505 ext. 159 or email jak@macinc.org.

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Dispose of expired, unused prescriptions safely

Did you know that flushing unused or expired prescription medications can be harmful to the environment, and possibly even contaminate groundwater in your area? Saturday, April 27, is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, and numerous sites on the Lower Shore offer a safe and responsible way to dispose of unused or expired prescription drugs.

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