As a community leader and advocate, the Alliance on Aging provides services and resources that address the challenges and opportunities of aging.
MAY 22: LEARN THE BASICS OF MEDICARE: 5:30pm-7:00pm
Join us for a FREE presentation of “Learn the Basics of Medicare”. In this informative seminar, you will learn the basics of Part A, Part B, Part D, Advantage Plans, Supplemental Plans, Low Income Assistance Programs and more! Call 831-655-1334 if you have any questions.
- Monday, May 22 (5:30pm–7:30pm) at the Sally Griffin Active Living Center 700 Jewell Ave., Pacific Grove, CA. Click here for more details.
MONDAYS AT THE MOVIES (April/May)–New Time, 11:30am
FREE film showing every Monday at 11:30am at the Alliance on Aging’s Main Office–247 Main Street. Please do not forget to bring your lunch. Walk-ins are welcome. 831-655-1334. Click here for more info
Our heartfelt thanks to our sponsors, volunteers and donors for their tremendous support for the “I REMEMBER MAMA” event on Mother’s Day weekend. As a result, over 1,200 beautiful orchids were delivered to senior women living in 70 long term care facilities throughout the county, May 13-14. Brian Dempsey, Seaside Fire Chief, was the featured volunteer for the event. Click here for Monterey Herald story. Additionally, KSBW news showcased Salinas fire fighters in action delivering flowers to senior women. Click here for KSBW news story.
- Guidance Peer Counselors. Do you speak Spanish and/or Bilingual? 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. Click here for how you can volunteer.
- Senior Luncheon Program. Want to meet new friends and have fun while helping seniors? Come volunteer at the Senior Luncheon the first Tuesday of each month. Click here for details.
- Senior Peer Counselors (SPC). The SPC program is looking for volunteers to provide emotional support to older adults who are experiencing the challenges associated with aging. Click here to join the SPC team.
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