Monday, Oct. 30
Red Wing Corner Drug (a Walgreen pharmacy) will have a pharmacist at Pier 55 to administer flu shots. Call to register for your time slot, and pick up your "Vaccination Administration" form. Bring your Medicare and insurance cards. Medicare may cover the cost of the vaccine; co-pays will vary. Cost will be around $30 for those without insurance coverage.
Dr. McBeath is a clinical psychologist working with Goodhue County Social Services. His special interest is helping seniors deal with emotional stresses. Initial consultations are free. Call to schedule an appointment: 651-380-5042.
Lifeline Medical Alert Service: If you are considering getting Lifeline for yourself or for a loved one, please contact Pier 55 at 651-327-2255. We have FREE service activation coupons. Lifeline can provide added reassurance preserve independence.
Lifeline Drop-Off Site: If you no longer need your Lifeline Medical Alert equipment, we’ll get it back to Lifeline for you. Free service activation coupons are also available. If you are a new user stop in for a $ 50 coupon.
2nd Wednesday, 9 – noon
Terry Carlson, a hearing consultant with Better Hearing Aid Centers, will be at the Senior Center to conduct free hearing screening tests, and free cleaning and tune up of all makes and models of hearing aids.
Home foot care
Julie Tollison, RNC, C
Medical equipment (wheelchairs, walkers, crutches, safety rails for toilets, shower chairs, commodes) is available at Pier 55 to use for up to three months during a period of medical convalescence or short term disability. A donation of $20 is suggested to help with on going program costs. If you have medical equipment you no longer need, please donate it to the Senior Center.
Tuesday, Oct. 17 - 9:45 - 10:15 a.m.
Women and men 60 years or older, who live in Minnesota and meet income guidelines, may be eligible to receive a monthly food package. Pier 55 is a distribution site. For more information and to see if you qualify, contact Channel One Food Bank toll-free at 1-877-500-8699, ext. 104.
Red Wing Area Seniors now offers Silver and Fit reimbursement for many of our fitness classes. Stop in or call to get more information. See our Fitness page for details about our class offerings. There’s a class for whatever your skill and interest level may be. For information on Silver and Fit, call your insurance provider or check this website: https://www.silverandfit.com/