Photo via Pexels Many seniors enjoy soothing activities like gardening, which allows them to spend more time outdoors while getting low-impact exercise. However, some seniors may be concerned that tending to a typical garden will cause back and joint pain. And if you have limited space in your yard, you might be wondering if you […]
Information outside of our usual Senior Sphere.
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, […]
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
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 […]
Here is the PDF Northwest Herald Insert that was in Saturday’s publication. Throughout May the Northwest Herald will be running digital promotions.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org and include their name, age, address, number in their household. Or, they can call city hall and ask to be added to […]
Just a web link to some new information. https://www.cdc.gov/aging/covid19-guidance.html?deliveryName=USCDC_944_DM27862
Do You Know Your Tools2Thrive? While 1 in 5 people will experience a mental illness during their lifetime, everyone faces challenges in life that can impact their mental health. The good news is there are practical tools that everyone can use to improve their mental health and increase resiliency – and there are ways that […]
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 […]
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 […]