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Seniors Who Rock 2021 – Register Now!

Register now to join us for Seniors Who Rock, on Wednesday, August 11 – 4:30 to 5:30 pm.  There is NO FEE to register, but donations are welcome. 

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Use Your Voice

Our friends at the Center for Independent Living Options (CILO) are seeking input by May 1, 2021, on what YOU think are important independent living and advocacy needs CILO should work on for people with disabilities this year and in the future. The Center for Independent Living Options (CILO) is committed to providing quality and…

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Make a Difference! Register now!

Apply now to join the ombudsman volunteer team and make a difference in the lives of long-term care nursing and assisted living home residents.  When: Monday May 24 and Wednesday May 26 Time: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm Two intense days, packed with vital content to become a certified ombudsman associate. Training will be live…

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Pro Seniors Welcomes New Trustees

Pro Seniors is pleased to welcome Cynthia Durkin, Partner at Mellott & Mellott, and Rodney Harris, founder and managing attorney of Harris Law, to its Board of Trustees. A graduate of the University of Cincinnati, Ms. Durkin’s accounting and audit experience includes for-profit and not-for-profit organizations. Proud alumnus of Central State University, Mr. Harris earned…

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Avoid Covid Vaccine Scams

Don't fall victim to a Covid-19 vaccine scam!  Fraudsters are preying on people eager for hard-to-get coronavirus vaccinations. Scams include taking money in exchange for phony vaccine reservations, a Craigslist ad for the vaccine, telephone offers of home delivery, and text messages to set up an appointment for a vaccination.  A top official at the…

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Medicare Call-In @WMKV FM

“When should I claim Social Security?  Am I eligible for spousal benefits?  Can I work while collecting Social Security?’ These are the kinds of questions we answer every day at the National Committee to Preserve Medicare and Social Security,” says Webster Phillips.  Tune in on Thursday, January 21, at 2PM, and call in with your…

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Scammers Don’t Take a Break

Scammers are still working full time to get your Medicare number, your banking information and other details that allow them to steal from you.  Ohio SMP has added some new resources to help you recognize and avoid these scams and attempted fraud related to Covid-19. You can access these at Avoiding scams related to Covid-19…

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Angels Among Us

While we traditionally think of seniors when we think of nursing homes, many residents are younger and have significant disabilities. Alan (not his real name) has a traumatic brain injury, which limits his ability to make sound decisions and makes it hard for him to regulate his emotions. He sometimes becomes physically aggressive as a…

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Winners of the O’ Lucky You Grand Raffle

Want to know if you won in our O’ Lucky You Grand Raffle? We have the full list here.

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Tom Gaumer is an Extraordinary Volunteer

Tom devotes more hours than any other SMP volunteer to keeping older Ohioans safe from Medicare fraud and identity theft.

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