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Golden Connections Community Center, Let’s Do Lunch: Volunteer with Meals on Wheels More than 10 million seniors in the United States (that’s 1 in 6) currently face the threat of hunger and 15 million seniors are living alone in isolation. And, each and every day, Meals on Wheels volunteers deliver one million meals to those […]
Lion Pharmacy has partnered with the Golden Connections Community Center to help the community stay healthy during flu season. For every flu shot given at Lion Pharmacy the company will donate $1.00 to the community center. Please consider using Lion Pharmacy as your preferred flu shot provider this fall and winter season.
Get Help Navigating Medicare The York County Area Agency on Aging’s APPRISE Program will offer free personalized counseling during Medicare’s Annual Enrollment Period, which begins Oct. 15 and ends Dec. 7. The annual enrollment period is when Medicare beneficiaries can review their coverage and determine if health and prescription plans continue to meet their needs. By […]
Earlier this month, Feeding America and The National Foundation to End Senior Hunger (NFESH) released The State of Senior Hunger in America in 2015, a study on food insecurity among seniors in the U.S. The report shows that 5.4 million seniors age 60 or older (8.1 percent) were food insecure in 2015, the most recent […]
Meals on Wheels Phone Scam Affecting PA Seniors Reading, PA—Berks Encore would like to alert Berks County senior citizens to a new Meals on Wheels scam. Berks Encore Meals on Wheels clients have reported being contacted by scammers claiming to represent Meals on Wheels; the scammers request personal information. The scammer asks the individual to […]
Medicare scam Reports from Wyoming County, Pa state that an individual misrepresenting himself as a Medicare agent is making appointments for house visits with beneficiaries to discuss their benefits. The individual drives a silver Jeep Liberty with a New York license plate. The individual allegedly introduces himself as Barry Felps or Phelps. This is a […]