Lexington-Rockbridge Region News
This year, the volunteers who deliver Meals on Wheels to homebound seniors have been nominated for a People’s Choice award. Whether or not they receive the largest number of votes, this dedicated group is a true winner.
Retirees who are receiving Social Security and Medicare benefits will have a little more in their checks, starting in January. The Social Security Administration announced adjustments for 2014 on Oct. 30.
Maury River Senior Center has a new Center Director, effective October 1. Jonni Lyle is now the MRSC Center Director. Lyle joined the Center’s staff more than four years ago, and has been performing many of the Director’s duties in her role as Administrative Specialist.
Maury River Senior Center will host a Senior Resource Fair on Buena Vista’s Mountain Day, Saturday, October 12, from 10:00am until 2:00pm.
Maury River Senior Center, in conjunction with the Buena Vista CVS/pharmacy, will offer a flu shot clinic on Friday, November 8, from 10am until noon. Flu shots will be available for any adult, but those wishing to receive the vaccine must register in person at MRSC by Friday, November 1.
The wildly popular Medicare Insurance Counseling program faces the possibility of curtailing service, just at the time when more than 10,000 people nationwide join Medicare every day.