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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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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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5 Things to Check During Medicare Open Enrollment

By Brandy Bauer NCOA Benefits Access There’s less than one month left before Medicare Open Enrollment ends on Dec. 7. Remember, unless you qualify for a Special Enrollment Period, this is the only time you can join or switch health (Medicare Advantage) and prescription drug (Part D) plans for the coming year. If you or a…

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MAC, Inc., Peninsula Regional Medical Center, selected as a Health Quality Innovator of the Year

Project Living Well, a partnership program of MAC, Inc., and Peninsula Regional Medical Center (PRMC), both located in Salisbury, MD, has been chosen as a Health Quality Innovator of the Year award winner. Presented by Health Quality Innovators (HQI), the awards recognize the innovative efforts of seven health care organization programs in Maryland and Virginia…

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You are not alone: Seniors Living Single to Meet

You are not alone! A new group, Seniors Living Single will meet Tuesdays, beginning Jan. 9, from 3-4 p.m. at MAC, Inc. Single seniors can meet others in this social group, have lots of laughs, perhaps play a game or two, and listen to a short talk on ways to live positively, followed by a…

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Managing Your Computer Files.

Find out how to better manage your computer files – improve your work flow and learn simple techniques for finding lost files! This FREE mini training session will be held Wednesday, Nov. 15, from 10-10:30 a.m. at MAC, Inc. All ages are welcome. To register, call 410-742-0505, ext. 191, or email jparke@macinc.org.

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November topics for mini trainings

Topics for November mini trainings at MAC, Inc., have been announced. These sessions are free and are open to the public. Topics include: Nov. 8: Learn about the benefits of free educational sessions, designed to improve your health and safety. Nov. 15: Learn how to find lost computer files. Nov. 22: Thanksgiving week. No session…

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Medicare enrollment events under way

Medicare open enrollment events are under way on the Lower Shore. Participants should bring their Medicare card and all medications in their original containers; do not bring lists of medications. Enrollment will be available at MAC Inc., the Area Agency on Aging in Salisbury, from 9 a.m. to noon on the following Fridays, Nov. 17;…

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