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Medicare Open Enrollment Begins October 15

Medicare Open Enrollment begins October 15

Open enrollment is rapidly approaching and is the one time of year when you can add, drop, or switch your Medicare coverage. Open enrollment for the coming year runs from October 15 to December 7, with coverage beginning January 1, 2018.…

National Senior Citizens Day

National Senior Citizens Day

Today is National Senior Citizens Day - a day to celebrate senior citizens and show appreciation for their contributions to our communities. In 1988, President Ronald Reagan declared August 21 as the first annual Senior Citizens Day in honor of…

Brain Health: A New 4-Part Series

Brain Health: A New 4-Part Series

The Friendship Centers is offering 4 classes as part of a series on brain health. Classes will be held at the Sarasota Campus on Tuesdays, between September 12th and October 31st, from 11:00 am – 12:30 pm. Classes or $25…

What Is Medicare Part D LIS?

What is Medicare Part D LIS?

Medicare beneficiaries may qualify for a program called Low Income Subsidy (LIS) which helps with the costs of their prescription drugs.  This program is also known as Extra Help, and the Social Security Administration along with the Centers for Medicare…

Easy, At-Home Exercises To Help Reduce Falls

Easy, At-Home Exercises to Help Reduce Falls

Ironically our own legs may be the biggest “fall risk” as we age. Falls can result from a combination of factors, and muscle weakness is one of the most significant factors. Fortunately, seniors can improve their leg strength and, by…

Celebrate 90 Years With The City Of Venice

Celebrate 90 Years with the City of Venice

Summit at Venice is hosting a special event to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the city of Venice, Florida. The theme is a roaring '20s costume ball (period dress optional) and they will have a swing band, raffles, and a silent…

Navigating Longevity (A 10-Part Series)

Navigating Longevity (A 10-Part Series)

The Aging Mastery Program is offering a series of 10, two-hour long classes titled "Navigating Longevity: Create Your Own Path For Aging". Classes will be held at the North Sarasota Library every Friday, between June 9th through August 11th, from…

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