As a community leader and advocate, the Alliance on Aging provides services and resources that address the challenges and opportunities of aging.
TRASHION SHOW: THANK YOU & PHOTOS FROM THE SHOW
Our heartfelt thanks to everyone–sponsors, artists, models, volunteers, and participants–for making our 4th Trashion Show a success. The event, which took place on Wednesday, August 30th at the Corral De Tierra Country Club featured 20 unique and fabulous dresses made by local artists. We thank Jim Vanderzwaan, former KSBW meteorologist, and Karen Fanoe, Salinas philanthropist, for being our hosts this year. A huge thank you to Chuck Church for being our photographer for the event. His photos from the show are available for download. Use the link below: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/6wku8cez29p4xme/AADJcko7LMNyEam1hr4cXdX4a?dl=0
- 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.
- 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.
MEDICARE BASICS SEMINARS: SEPT 19th (Salinas)
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.
- Tuesday, Sept 19 (5:30pm-7:00pm) at the Alliance on Aging, 247 Main St, Salinas, CA. Click here for more info. Click here for information in Spanish
(SCAM ALERT): SSA Employee Impersonation Scheme
The Social Security Administration (SSA) has a new warning. Criminals are impersonating SSA employees in a scheme to acquire personal information from victims and using the victim’s information to re-direct bank deposit, address, and phone numbers with the SSA. Beware of telephone calls with a “323” area code.
For more info, please check the SSA website at: https://blog.socialsecurity.gov/inspector-general-warns-public-about-ssa-employee-impersonation-scheme/#more-2718