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Community Tips, Healthcare and Insurance, Older Adults and Senior Assistance Questions about Medicare During COVID-19?

Questions about Medicare During COVID-19?

DID YOU KNOW? The Barnstable County SHINE Office is still available for your needs.  The SHINE Program provides FREE unbiased health insurance counseling information and assistance to Massachusetts residents with Medicare. Please read the latest updates from Tracey Benson, Barnstable County’s Regional SHINE Manager. If you have any questions please call 508-375-6762 or shine.counselors@barnstablecounty.org or […]

5/1/20 at 2:07 pm     547
Community Tips, COVID-19 Press Releases, Food and Shelter, Older Adults and Senior Assistance Free Grocery Delivery Service Launches for Barnstable County Seniors and Residents at Higher Risk

Free Grocery Delivery Service Launches for Barnstable County Seniors and Residents at Higher Risk

Free Grocery Delivery Service Launches for Barnstable County Seniors and Residents at Higher Risk The Cape Cod Medical Reserve Corps’ Delivery Service​ will help people who should stay home receive groceries and critical household goods. (Barnstable, MA., April 29, 2020) – The Cape Cod Medical Reserve Corps (MRC), in service to the Barnstable County Incident Command COVID-19 […]

4/29/20 at 4:49 pm     287
Older Adults and Senior Assistance Key COVID-19 Resources for Older Adults

Key COVID-19 Resources for Older Adults

Stay healthy, safe and connected with these COVID-19 resources for older adults and caregivers from the National Council on Aging.

4/22/20 at 7:14 pm     347     National Council on Aging
Community Tips, Older Adults and Senior Assistance Moving A Loved One from A Nursing Home or Assisted Living During COVID-19?

Moving A Loved One from A Nursing Home or Assisted Living During COVID-19?

Considerations for Moving a Loved One Home from a Nursing Facility, Rest Home or Assisted Living Residence During the declared State of Emergency in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, families may be considering whether their loved one should move from a Nursing Facility, Rest Home or Assisted Living Residence. Outlined HERE are some steps to evaluate […]

4/21/20 at 5:35 pm     383
COVID-19, COVID-19 Press Releases, Older Adults and Senior Assistance Contacts for Older Adults and People with Disabilities Needing Non-Medical Emergency Assistance

Contacts for Older Adults and People with Disabilities Needing Non-Medical Emergency Assistance

Older adults or people with disabilities needing non-medical emergency assistance and who cannot contact family, friends, or neighbors for help are advised to contact the agencies listed here.

3/30/20 at 2:39 pm     249     Barnstable County