Protect your health … and your wallet

It is important to protect your health and your wallet during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The AARP Fraud Network and the Federal Trade Commission offer the following information on COVID-19 related scams.   How it works: Scammers may set up websites to sell bogus “coronavirus products” from face masks to vaccines to cure-alls, and use…

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Beware Social Security benefit suspension scam

The Inspector General of Social Security, Gail S. Ennis, is warning the public about fraudulent letters threatening suspension of Social Security benefits due to COVID-19 or coronavirus-related office closures. The Social Security Administration (SSA) will not suspend or discontinue benefits because their offices are closed. The Social Security Office of the Inspector General has received…

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Beware of scams during the COVID-19 pandemic

Beware of scams during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic! Scams beginning to surface include: Scammers going door-to-door, offering to pick up groceries for you, and asking for your credit card A scammer may also appear at your door and offer to test you for COVID-19, for a fee The Federal Trade Commission offers these tips to…

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Free call check for seniors home alone

Free call check for seniors home alone Many people are following the advice of health officials and are staying home to reduce their risk of contracting the Coronavirus (COVID-19). The Senior Call Check service helps provide peace of mind for Maryland seniors who are home alone, and their families. This FREE service places an automated…

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Salisbury, Willards senior centers closed indefinitely

In response to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 pandemic, activities at the Salisbury and Willards senior centers have been suspended indefinitely. MAC’s Life Bridges Program will be closed indefinitely. Tax preparation assistance appointments scheduled for Tuesdays at MAC have been cancelled. People are encouraged to find other resources to get their taxes done. Home-delivered meals operation…

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Please help MAC protect our vulnerable seniors!

Please help MAC protect our vulnerable seniors during the Coronavirus pandemic!   If you have a cough, have been sneezing or have a fever, please go home and call your doctor!   If you have traveled outside the country in the last two weeks, please be socially responsible and do not visit at this time.…

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Beware Coronavirus e-mail scams

Hackers are taking advantage of the outbreak with a new coronavirus email scam. What does this mean to you: The harmful links in these scams redirect to web pages that steal your information instead of providing you with important updates.  While the number of COVID-19 cases continues to climb and the death toll rises, scammers are…

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The Coronavirus and older adults

The following information was provided by the Maryland Department of Health about the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and older adults. What is COVID-19? COVID-19 a disease caused by a respiratory virus first identified in China in December 2019. How is it transmitted? COVID-19 is thought to be able to spread like the cold or flu…

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Coronavirus: What Older Adults Need to Know

The National Council on Aging offers the following information from Centers for Disease Control (CDC).   The situation around the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is changing rapidly, and the National Council on Aging is taking proactive steps to share the best information we have to protect the public’s health, especially among older adults. Now is the time…

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St. Paddy’s Day 5K Run/2-Mile Walk is April 18

This fun event is returning for its 21st year! The St. Paddy’s Day 5K Run/2-Mile Walk will be held Saturday, April 18. Same-day registration and check-in starts at 2 p.m. at the Salisbury Elks Lodge, and the run/walk steps off at 3 p.m., and follows a scenic course through the Salisbury Zoo and Park. NEW:…

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