NEW TO MEDICARE? ... Certified volunteers with the Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program will present a free introduction for Santa Clara County residents entering the world of Medicare . The Zoom presentation, scheduled for Monday, Aug. 16, from 1:30 to 3 p.m., will cover Medicare Part A, Part B, Medigap/Supplemental Insurance, Part D and Medicare Advantage Plans. Volunteers with the counseling program are not affiliated with any insurance companies and do not sell or endorse any particular plan. Pre-registration is required. To register for a Zoom link, email [email protected]
ALZHEIMER'S, DEMENTIA UPDATE... The Community Conversation series at the Oshman Family Jewish Community Center will sponsor a free, virtual talk on research and advances in treatments for Alzheimer's disease and dementia from 1 to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 24. Claire Day, chief program officer for the Alzheimer's Association of Northern California and Northern Nevada, will discuss the landscape of Alzheimer's and dementia science, clinical trials, lifestyle interventions, controversies surrounding the recently approved drug aducanumab and more. To register for a Zoom link, contact Michelle Rosengaus at [email protected]
RAINBOW COLLECTIVE... The Avenidas Rainbow Collective will sponsor many activities for LGBTQ seniors and their friends in August. Events include a skin care presentation from a dermatologist, a lesbian social group, a gay men's walking group, a session on brain health and music, a song appreciation group and more. For information, email [email protected] or go to avenidas.org and search "events."
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