Programs to Engage – Connect – Learn

Engage – Connect – Learn

All activities are subject to cancellation

Medicare 101 – Refreshments Served!

Tue., May 2 | 11 a.m. | SPCC Rm. 219 | Free

Are you approaching Medicare age? Are you confused by the different parts of Medicare? Medicare can be confusing and overwhelming. This one hour class will help you better understand the basics of Medicare, including Parts A, B, C & D, as well as coverage options beyond Medicare. Learn about the different enrollment periods. This valuable information will help you make an informed decision on your future healthcare coverage. Natalie Kelly, UnitedHealthcare Medicare Solutions


Reverse Mortgages

Tue., May 9 | 11 a.m. | SPCC Rm. 219 | Free

Learn the ABC’s of reverse mortgages.  Daily living expenses have increased, but so have home values. Many homeowners are sitting on equity that could be converted to cash; that cash could make all the difference in your retirement years. Learn from a local Reverse Mortgage Specialist the basics of how a federally insured reverse mortgage works! Russ Blaschko NMLS #472746, Reverse Mortgage Specialist


Older American Month and UCare – Refreshments Served!

Tue., May 23 | 11 a.m. | SPCC Rm. 219 | Free

Every May, the Administration for Community Living (ACL) leads the nation's observance of Older Americans Month (OAM). UCare would like to recognize you. We will be serving a special treat and drink in recognition of this event and would love to have you come by and be recognized! Marla Valentino-Wiste, South MN Medicare Marketing & Sales, UCare


PEARLS: Mental Health Care for Older Adults Information Session

Thu., May 25 | 11 a.m. | SPCC Rm. 219 | Free

PEARLS is an evidence-based program offered by VINE, to reduce symptoms of depression and improve quality of life for older adults. PEARLS provides confidential high-quality mental health care for those who want to improve the way they feel. During 6-8 sessions, over a 6-month period, participants work with a VINE coach on learning problem-solving skills and behavioral techniques. This program is a learning session only, individual sessions may be scheduled later. Glenda Becthold, LSW, Pearls Coach at VINE: Faith in Action


Diabetic Shoe Clinic

Wed., May 31 | 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. | SPCC Rm. 219 | Free

Diabetics with Medicare may be entitled to one pair of therapeutic shoes and 3 pairs of inserts every year. It is important that you wear good shoes. Pick the style and color of shoe you want. All sizes and widths available. Multiple selection of shoes featuring vendors such as New Balance, Propet, Dr. Comfort, Drew and many more. A certified shoe fitter will measure and examine your feet. We take care of all the paperwork, and personally deliver and fit the shoes for you. Please call Lindsay at 952-237-9865 for more information.


Downsizing 101 – Refreshments Served!

Thu., Jun. 8 | 11 a.m. | SPCC Rm. 219 | Free

The thought of downsizing can be daunting and frankly, kind of scary. It is both a physical and emotional journey, and it can be challenging just knowing how to start. We would love to help. By providing you with guidance, resources, and strategies, we hope to make downsizing into more of a positive experience for all of those involved and to put a friendly face to this scary process. Treats will be provided! We hope to see you there, no matter where you or your loved ones are at in the journey. Sean and Chelsea O’Connell, Realtors, Edina Realty