As a community leader and advocate, the Alliance on Aging provides services and resources that address the challenges and opportunities of aging.
MEDICARE FRAUD ALERT – Be Aware of Scams
The new Medicare cards are coming. However, the cards will not be available until April 2018. Guess what? Scammers are already jumping on the confusion as an opportunity for fraud. If you receive any suspicious solicitations, hang up and call the Senior Medicare Patrol at 1-855-613-7080. Click here fore more details
MARCH 20: FREE TAX ASSISTANCE (9:00am-2:00pm)
Ready to do your taxes? The Alliance on Aging’s volunteer tax counselors will be on hand to help seniors with their federal and state taxes at the following 1-day “pop up” location, see below. Tax service is free and in English and Spanish. Walk-ins are welcome. Questions? Call Sarah Guzman at 831-646-5040 or 831.655.1334.
- American Legion—14 West Laurel Dr., Salinas, CA
MARCH 21: MEDICARE SEMINAR
Interested in learning more about the basics of Medicare? Join us for an informative one hour session on Medicare. Topics to be covered include Medicare Part A, B, C, D and more. Please feel free to bring your question(s) to the seminar. Drop-ins are welcome. Questions? Please call 831-655-1334.
TUESDAYS AT THE MOVIES (Women History Month Films)
Join us in celebrating Women’s History Month as we recognize important “she-roes” in films. FREE film showing every Tuesdays, 1:00pm-3:30pm at the Sally Griffin Center—700 Jewell Ave, Pacific Grove. Alliance on Aging’s Senior Peer Counselors (Marge Simmons & Diane Davenport) will facilitate discussions after the movie to further enhance your experience. Walk-ins are welcome. 831-655-1334. Click here for more info.
- March 14 – Movie: Made in Dagenheim
- March 21 – Movie: Choices of the Heart
- March 27 – Movie: The PillSPC Aging
GUIDANCE PEER COUNSELORS NEEDED
Do you speak Spanish and/or Bilingual? Do you have your own transportation or other means of transporting yourself? Are you 55 years or older and are available 1-3 hours per week? If you answered “yes” to the above, we would love to have you as our guidance peer counselor. Training and supervision will be provided. Call Irene Valverde at 831-646-5043 or 831.655.1334 for more information.
2017 TRASHION SHOW (Thank You)
Our thanks to the many wonderful volunteers, artists, designers, models, and sponsors for making this year’s South County Trashion Show, held on February 16th, such a huge success. The show opened with Dolly Parton (aka Karen Fanoe) and Kenny Rogers (former King City Mayor John Buttgereit) singing a duet followed by a parade of 25 original, one-of-a-kind dresses made from all types of repurposed materials. Monterey County’s Sheriff, Steve Bernal and King City’s Mayor, Mike LeBarre escorted the models down the runway. We look forward to seeing everyone at next year’s event.