Fulton County Senior Center Shares October Happenings

VR LOGO - WEBThe Fulton County Senior offers a variety of events for Fulton County seniors. On Wednesday, October 15, you are invited to the Wauseon site for a free concert with the Joe LaConey Band. The 25 member band plays a variety of tunes from four decades. Concert starts at 10:30 in the morning. Call by October 13 to make lunch reservations.

Upcoming event: Hunt for bargains on this day trip on Thursday, November 6 to the thrift store, Goodwill. We will leave the Wauseon site at 9:00 am and return by 4:00 pm. Our travel will take us to two Goodwill stores. Bring money for lunch. Reservations required for transportation purposes. Please sign up at 419-337-9299 by October 23. Cost for this trip is $5.00. Please pay in advance.

Medicare “Check-Up Day” will take place at the Fulton County Senior Center, Wauseon site, on Tuesday October 21, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Please make plans to attend and learn valuable information from OSHIIP Representatives. The morning session (10am – noon) will provide important information on Medicare Part D (Prescription Drug Plans) and Medicare changes for 2015. Lunch break will be from Noon-1:00 pm. Lunch reservations must be made by 4:00 p.m. on Friday October 17th, if you are planning to eat lunch at the Senior Center. The cost for lunch is $1.50 for Fulton County residents and $3.50 for out of county residents. The afternoon session (1-2 pm) will give Fulton County Seniors the opportunity to receive personalized drug plan comparisons. Those wanting drug plan comparisons are asked to bring their Medicare card and a current list of all medications and dosages (your pharmacist can supply a printed list of your medications). Seniors requesting comparisons will be served on a “first-come, first served basis”. If you have any questions, please contact Cheryl Witt at 419-337-9299. We look forward to seeing you at this important event! A FREE service brought to you by the Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program (OSHIIP).

Have some questions? This is your opportunity to meet with Cheryl Witt, Information & Referral Specialist. Get help with Medicare’s Open Enrollment, understanding insurance bills, completing applications, and more. Meet Cheryl at Wyse Commons Library on the Fairlawn campus, Archbold on Thursday, October 23; offered at no cost to seniors, in partnership with Wyse Commons. Or meet Cheryl at Evergreen Community Library on October 28 from 10 a.m. to noon or Swanton Public Library on November 6 from 10a-6p.For any of these dates, make an appointment in advance with Cheryl by calling 419-337-9299.

Each site, Wauseon, Delta, Swanton, Archbold, and Fayette offer a variety of programming such as music, exercise, community speakers, bingo, and shopping. Call the Wauseon site for more information at 419-337-9299.

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