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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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    Rightsizing focus of Just Ask event

    Presbyterian Manor hosting professional organizerAre you wondering if it’s time to right-size your home and possessions? Are you considering putting your house on the marketing, but you don’t know where to start?Bring your questions and your appetite to Fort Scott Presbyterian Village at noon September 19 to learn the answers to your questions about selling your home and rightsizing your life.“Rightsizing Your Home” is a free informational seminar that will provide the to...  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...

  • 5 lessons from the oldest old

    By Robert DiGiacomoNew York Times reporter John Leland thought he knew how to write about the “oldest old” — people 85 and up. For a proposed year-long series, he figured he would chronicle a laundry list of their issues: things like the dangers of falling, financial pressures and family conflict.As Leland delved deeper, however, he realized the people in this age group were more than the sum of their problems. And he saw how much he didn’t know about the realities o...  Read More...

  • Tell Your Doctor What’s on Your Bucket List

    Your doctor can’t read your mind. A doctor assumes everyone wants to live and continue to live the best, healthiest, happiest life possible — but that means something different for everyone. If your doctor knows about your long-term goals and “bucket list” items, however, that can be used to direct your health plan and goals.Dr.   Read More...