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Seniors

Scammers target confused Medicare recipients

Medicare is not part of the health insurance marketplace established by the Affordable Care Act. You do not have to replace your Medicare coverage. No matter whether you get your Medicare coverage through original Medicare with a supplement or a Medicare Advantage plan, you’ll still have the same cards, coverage, and security you have now. Scammers are taking advantage of the confusion over the new insurance marketplace and using lack of understanding to trick people out of money or their personal information. Callers are claiming to update your card, provide a new service, or even add benefits to your Medicare. They are actually only trying to get your personal information, Medica...


Donations for air conditioner appreciated

RONAN — After working in the kitchen for two days, I realize how much the center needs air-conditioning. We are currently applying for a grant, but will need to raise money to match the grant funds. We would appreciate any and all donations towards this cause. If you haven’t picked up your sen...


Foundation donates van to St. Ignatius Center

  ST. IGNATIUS — The St Ignatius Senior Citizens Center is extremely grateful for the van recently donated to it by the Lower Flathead Valley Community Foundation. The 15-passenger van will be used for a number of purposes, including trips to museums, activities, shopping, etc.  The ...


Scammers target confused Medicare recipients

News from the Lake County Agency on Aging Medicare is not part of the health insurance marketplace established by the Affordable Care Act. You do not have to replace your Medicare coverage. No matter whether you get your Medicare coverage through original Medicare with a supplement or a Medicare Advantage...


Donations for air conditioner for Ronan Senior Center appreciated

RONAN — After working in the kitchen for two days, I realize how much the center needs air-conditioning. We are currently applying for a grant, but will need to raise money to match the grant funds. We would appreciate any and all donations towards this cause. If you haven’t picked up your sen...


St. Ignatius seniors grateful for van donation

ST. IGNATIUS — The St Ignatius Senior Citizens Center is extremely grateful for the van recently donated to it by the Lower Flathead Valley Community Foundation. The 15-passenger van will be used for a number of purposes, including trips to museums, activities, shopping, etc.  The car that was ...


Smiles return as senior center receives wheels Smiles return as senior center receives wheels

ST. IGNATIUS – It was a sad day when the Senior Center lost their only transportation used to deliver meals for the Meals on Wheels program to aging people in need. Volunteer driver Patrick McGreevey decided to use his own truck to continue delivering those meals, but that still left the center without...


Arlee Senior Center to hold yard sale

ARLEE —Arlee Senior Citizen’s Center will hold a large yard sale/rummage sale on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 13-14, from 9 a.m-3 p.m. We have a good selection of bookcases, desks, end tables, TV stands, a headboard and bed frame, and other furniture items, all refurbished and in clean condition. T...


St. Ignatius senior center plans Mexican Day

ST. IGNATIUS — Diners are invited to wear Mexican clothing and join in the fun during lunch in the St. Ignatius Senior Citizens Center on Friday, Sept. 27.  The following are the activities in the center for September: Ayleen’s Quilters quilt in the center most Thursdays. • &nb...


All Ronan senior center meals open to public

RONAN — Don’t forget that our evening meal is at 5 p.m., this Thursday, Sept. 12. We will serve pork roast this month and the cost is only $5 per person. As with all of our meals, this is open to the public and you do not have to be a member or a senior to attend any of our functions. We are more...


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