Gathering Point: BINGO
- June 3, noon, Community Hospital South, Education Center
- June 8, noon, Community Pavilion Shadeland, Community Room
- June 14, noon, Community Healthplex, Conference Room
- June 15, noon, Community Hospital North, 7250 Professional Bldg, 3rd floor multi-service room
Bigger, better and lunch included thanks to our 2016 Gathering Point Sponsors: American Senior Communities, Golden Living, Miller’s, and Westminster Village. Gathering Point serves as a time where Touchpoint Members can relax and enjoy an afternoon of food, fellowship, fun and education. Gathering Point will provides lunch at the beginning of each social/educational event followed by the presentation of the month! Space is limited and registration is required to 24 hours in advance reserve your spot.
New to Medicare
What is Part A? Parts B, C, and D? What happens if I don't want Medicare? How do I sign up? Getting ready to retire and learning about your insurance options can be overwhelming. If you are getting ready to use Medicare for insurance, there is a lot to learn and many decisions to make. This session will give you the information you need to get started planning and clear up confusion about how Medicare works. In this informational session, SHIP, the State Health Insurance Assistance Program, will help guide you on where to start in the Medicare process.
- June 7, 9 a.m. check-in; 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Community Hospital North, 7250 Professional Building, 3rd-floor multi-service room
Bring your bridge partner for a day of fun, fellowship and food (partners cannot be assigned for attendees)! Lunch and snacks provided by American Senior Communities. All sorts of prizes will be awarded. Play and scoring regulated by Indianapolis Bridge Center.
Know Your Numbers
Community Heart and Vascular Hospital presents Know Your Numbers for heart health. Knowing you heart health numbers will help you and your doctor determine your risks for heart disease. The Know Your Numbers screening includes total lipid profile (total cholesterol, HDL, LDL, triglyceride and TC/HDL ratio), glucose, height, weight, and blood pressure. To ensure you will be screened, please arrive 30 minutes prior to the end of the screening time. Fasting for 10 hours is recommended for best total profile results. Please be sure to take all necessary medication and drink 8-16 ounces of water prior to the screening. Screening is FREE for hospital visitors only and is not a part of the employee medical benefits screening program.
Financial 101: Planning for a Successful Retirement
Join us for an educational seminar presented by SOFA, The Society for Financial Awareness. We will be covering strategies for a sustainable income in retirement. Some of the strategies that will be discussed include establishing retirement goals, estimating retirement income, tax advantaged savings vehicles and investment considerations.
Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body
Presented by the Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Indiana. This program will help you develop better habits for living a healthy lifestyle. Studies have shown that proper brain and heart health can contribute to the possible risk reduction of diseases and can ultimately lead to a longer and healthier life.
Stroke Support Group
Are you or a loved one a stroke survivor? Would you like to meet others who have gone through experiences similar to yours? Join us every month for guest speakers, discussion on various topics, and making new friends! Spouses/Family members welcome. No child care provided. For more information call 317-585-5437.
Nearing age 65, buried in mailings from insurance companies, and totally confused by Medicare A, B, C, and D? Trying to help your aging parents reduce Medicare costs but don't understand Medigap or Medicare Advantage? A SHIP representative will explain the A, B, C, and D's of Medicare; how to enroll, coverage and costs, important questions to ask. SHIP is Medicare's free and unbiased official counseling and information service. SHIP counselors are available most weekdays at Community Hospitals. This is an informative educational session. Take-home handouts and materials will be provided. Bring your questions!
Disney’s The Lion King, Broadway series musical, day trip
We will enjoy a full lunch at the Spaghetti Warehouse in downtown Dayton. After lunch we will visit the historic Victoria Theatre to see the Broadway Series production of Disney’s The Lion King. This will truly be a memorable afternoon to enjoy the winner of six Tony Awards, including best musical. Transportation, lunch and show fare are included. Charter bus pick-up locations will be designated two weeks prior to departure date. Trip supported by Westminster Village North.