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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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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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Catholic Charities Meal Pick-up Locations

MEALS FOR SENIORS  McHenry County Senior Nutrition Meal Pick-Up Locations: McHenry Senior Center 3519 N. Richmond Rd. Johnsburg, IL 60051 Monday, Wednesday, and Friday (2 meals each day) Pick-Up time: 11:30-12:30 Walden Oaks Apartments 1155 Walden Oaks Dr. Woodstock, IL 60097 Monday (2 meals) and Wednesday (3 meals) Pick-Up time: 11:00-12:00 Dorr Township  1039 Lake […]

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SOCIAL SECURITY Social Security Benefits Will be Paid On Time and Other Updates Related to the COVID-19 Pandemic Andrew Saul, Commissioner of Social Security, reminds the public that Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefit payments will continue to be paid on time during the COVID-19 pandemic.  The agency also reminds everyone to be […]

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Age Options would like to share…

We would like to share a memorandum issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) that outlines important flexibilities of Medicare Advantage (MA) and Part D plans to waive certain requirements to help the spread of COVID-19. The flexibilities of MA and Part D plans to remove barriers that could prevent or delay beneficiaries […]

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