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Justice in Aging – Fighting Senior Poverty Through Law

On May 28, 2021, the Social Security Administration (SSA) began offering “express interviews” (EXI) at its field offices and Social Security card centers nationwide. According to the Emergency Message released on implementation of the EXI process, “EXIs are brief...

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Our Mind Matters: Wandering

Alzheimer’s disease causes people to lose their ability to recognize familiar places and faces. It is common for a person living with dementia to wander or become lost or confused about their location, and it can happen at any stage of the disease. Six in 10 people...

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Medicare Reminder

Medicare’s coverage of care when you travel depends on where you travel and how you receive your Medicare benefits. Travel within the U.S. If you have Original Medicare, you have coverage anywhere in the U.S. and its territories. This includes all 50 states, the...

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Launch of the Emergency Broadband Benefit

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC)’s Emergency Broadband Benefit launched on May 12th. This benefit provides a discount of $50 per month for eligible low-income households or $75 per month for households on Tribal lands to cover internet bills, as well as...

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Senior Services adds new staff members

Senior Services is announcing the addition of new staff to their agency. Travis Schriber has joined the nutrition team as Food Service Manager. Travis has 15 years of experience in the hospitality industry as a manager or general manager for Midland area businesses,...

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Viscount of Verse, Lord of the Limerick

By Tom Lowrey, Education Program Assistant “It’s an affliction of some kind, and I don’t think there’s a vaccine against it, either.”-Dick Votaw It’s a malady, much like a curse It compels lousy rhyming and worse But it seems like such fun Just to pen a poor pun And...

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June Volunteer of the Month

by Tina Podboy Laughner, Volunteer & Outreach Manager Karyl Bertuleit has been chosen as the Volunteer of the Month for June! Karyl began volunteering in 2003 upon retirement from 32 years at Dow. She started as a Transportation Driver for six years, then took a...

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Our Mind Matters: Sleep Issues and Sundowning

A monthly article brought to you by Senior Services Memory Support Programs People living with dementia may have problems sleeping or experience increased confusion, anxiety, agitation, pacing, and disorientation beginning at dusk and continuing throughout the night...

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Care Coordination Corner: Aging Belief System

A Book Review by Julie Randolph, Care Coordinator I recently read a book that has expanded and challenged my mindset on aging. The author possesses the gifts of encouragement and motivation. If you are curious about the possibilities of “more” in older age, read on....

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