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New Medicare News

We are making it easier for those already enrolled in Medicare to conduct business with us!  To assist beneficiaries who have stopped working and are seeking immediate enrollment into Medicare Part B, we have developed an online option to complete and submit their enrollment forms. Medicare beneficiaries can now apply online for Medicare Part B, […]

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Volunteer Opportunities

https://www.facebook.com/HCSC1981/videos/262750988489382/ In this time of Social distancing… We are looking for some help. Please call Harvard Community Senior Center if you are interested in giving us a hand. 815.943.2740. Or email: Info@harvardseniorcenter.org. Here is our Volunteer Application if you want to fill it out right away and email it in. Volunteer Application FormDownload

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Guard Your Medicare Number

Guard your Medicare Number Scammers may use the COVID-19 pandemic as an opportunity to steal your identity and commit Medicare fraud. In some cases, they might tell you they’ll send a Coronavirus test, masks, or other items in exchange for your Medicare Number or personal information. Don’t fall for it; it’s a scam.  It’s important […]

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Food Help for Homebound Seniors

HCSC and the city of Harvard are working together to deliver meals to homebound seniors during Covid-19.  If a senior wants to enroll in this FREE program, they should send an email to info@harvardseniorcenter.org and include their name, age, address, number in their household.  Or, they can call city hall and ask to be added to […]

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News Release

SOCIAL SECURITY Act Now – Go to IRS.gov – A Message from Social Security Commissioner Andrew Saul Action Needed for Social Security Beneficiaries with Dependents and Who Do Not File Tax Returns to Receive $500 Per Child Payment “Social Security beneficiaries and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients who don’t file tax returns will start receiving […]

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New Statewide Telehealth Programs & Mental Health Support Hotline

On April 11, 2020, Governor Pritzker announced new statewide Telehealth Programs and a Mental Health Support Hotline.  the following is the text of a news release from the Governor’s Office: CHICAGO – Expanding on efforts to protect the physical and mental health of Illinois communities during the COVID-19 pandemic, Governor JB Pritzker announced the launch of […]

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