Celebrating independence

By Carol Kellam Social Security District Manager, Salisbury, MD July 4th brings family and friends together, as well as neighbors, to celebrate that we’re all part of a community. Everyone pitches in, combining their resources — great food, music, and displays — to lift our spirits. Social Security has been helping people maintain their independence…

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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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A senior celebration: May is Older Americans Month

by Lance Robertson, Assistant Secretary for Aging and Administration for Community Living Administrator Every day, all around us, older adults make a positive impact in our communities. As employees, volunteers, mentors, and advocates, they are an integral part of America’s social fabric. Their experience and insights enrich and strengthen our neighborhoods, workplaces, and families.

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