Benefits wheel coming to Brunswick

There will be an emphasis on the benefits available to help seniors stretch their household budgets during a short program. Benefits Counselor Penny Humphrey will explain Care Connection’s Benefits Enrollment Center, which offers screenings and enrollment assistance in many money-savings programs for seniors. “The state and federal governments offer many programs to help seniors pay for health care, medications, utilities, food, energy and even phones,” Humphrey said. “However, many people don’t even know these options exist. That’s why we are Read More

Benefits Wheel game in Wheatland

There will be an emphasis on the benefits available to help seniors stretch their household budgets during a short program. Benefits Counselor Penny Humphrey will explain Care Connection’s Benefits Enrollment Center, which offers screenings and enrollment assistance in many money-savings programs for seniors. “The state and federal governments offer many programs to help seniors pay for health care, medications, utilities, food, energy and even phones,” Humphrey said. “However, many people don’t even know these options exist. That’s why we are Read More

Missouri SMP to present information about health care recordkeeping, fraud prevention

The Missouri SMP (Senior Medicare Patrol) will give a short presentation on how Medicare beneficiaries can keep track of their health care information and help prevent fraud. The presentation will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 6, at the Trails Regional Library, 432 N. Holden. It will be free and open to the public. Participants will receive a free copy of the SMP Personal Health Care Journal, which helps seniors keep track of their health care information. The journal has Read More