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    Changes in Medicare coverage focus of Just Ask event

    Each year, there are changes that affect Medicare coverage. Find out what’s changing for 2020 and prepare for Medicare Part D Election Period. That’s the theme of Fort Scott Presbyterian Village’s “Just Ask” session on October 15.“What’s New With Medicare?” will be presented by Joy Miller, family and consumer sciences extension agent with K-State Research and Extension in Bourbon County.   Read More...

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    Financial Protection for Older Adults: Presbyterian Village to host free program

    Financial exploitation of older adults and seniors is one of the fastest growing crimes. As part of Fort Scott Presbyterian Village's ongoing “Just Ask” lifelong learning series, a free presentation will be held on July 16 focusing on how older adults can protect themselves from financial scams.The program called, “Financial Protection for Older Adults: Outsmart the scammer,” will be held from 2-4 p.m. at Fort Scott Presbyterian Village.   Read More...

  • Free program: What’s Ahead in Medicare?

    Each year, there are changes that affect Medicare coverage. Find out what’s changing for 2019 and prepare for Medicare Open Enrollment. That’s the theme of Fort Scott Presbyterian Village’s “Just Ask” session October 16.Joy Miller, Southwind District extension agent and local Senior Health Insurance Counseling for Kansas (SCHICK) program volunteer, will talk about upcoming changes and answer your questions about Medicare Part D.   Read More...

  • Don’t take the bait – Just Ask event features online safety

    John Mott started his business in his home in 1992. His business had grown to the point he needed to open a storefront, so he opened ABC computers in 1998. He employs two to three other staff members depending on the amount of work he has available.John has two and a half years of college education, but he is always learning because the computer world is always changing.   Read More...

  • 5 Life Lessons From Stephen Hawking

    As the passing of renowned physicist and public intellectual Stephen Hawking is met with grief and remembrance the world over, Next Avenue wanted to honor the man who educated the world on a host of issues by sharing five important lessons we learned from him:1. Trust in science, but remember that we haven’t uncovered all its mysteries yet.At 22, Professor Hawking was diagnosed with a rare form of motor neuron disease and told he only had a few years to live. For most of his adult life, he...  Read More...