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News Release

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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Census 2020

Important DatesIn mid-March, homes across the country will begin receiving invitations to complete the 2020 Census. Once the invitation arrives, you should respond for your home in one of three ways: online, by phone, or by mail. Overall TimelineCounting every person living in the United States is a massive undertaking, and efforts begin years in […]

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Holiday Celebration

This Saturday December 7th 2019 The 3D dancers from our Music and Movement class will perform to “In the Mood for Christmas” by Brian Setzer. In conjunction with the “Christmas in Harvard” celebration they will preform at 1pm at The Historic Starline Building. Located at 400 W Front St Harvard, IL 60033. Print and keep […]

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Stocking Stuffer 2019

Come on out to the Harvard Community Senior Center to get your holiday shopping started. We will have a variety of direct sales vendors and crafters bring their gifting wares for you to peruse. Check out our facebook event:

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Take Charge of Your Health

Congratulations on Taking the First Step to Live Well, Be Well   Take Charge of Your Health programs allow you to learn to thrive, not just survive with your ongoing health conditions!   Find practical ways of dealing with pain and fatigue, discover better nutrition and exercise choices, understand new treatment choices and learn better […]

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Avoid this genetic testing scam

Have you heard about the latest scam? Scammers are offering “free” genetic tests and claiming Medicare will cover it — so they can get your Medicare Number and use it to commit fraud and identity theft. They’re targeting people through telemarketing calls, health fairs, and even knocking on doors. Only a doctor you know and […]

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