Well being Calendar revealed Oct. 21, 2020 – West Central Tribune

WILLMAR – The Grief Care assist group will meet at 5:15 p.m. each Monday at Calvary Lutheran Church in Willmar. For extra info name 320-235-2508.

WILLMAR – “Ageing Properly: Discovering New Confidence and Function,” will meet at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 5, on the Willmar Neighborhood Heart. This system is a part of a sequence to assist assist the academic, social and dietary wants of older adults. Reminiscence Café volunteers will communicate on the idea of the Reminiscence Café, current info on dementia and extra. Social distancing, sporting masks, and so on. required. For extra info name Carrie at 320-231-2598.

The Nationwide Alliance on Psychological Sickness and NAMI Minnesota have began on-line assist teams and psychological well being courses in response to COVID-19. All can be found by means of the Minnesota web site at namimn.org.

Older adults can contact the Senior LinkAge Line at 1-800-333-2433 to obtain assist with questions involving Medicare and medical health insurance, need assistance discovering providers to remain in your house or for those who can’t afford your medicine between eight a.m. to four:30 p.m. weekdays. You’ll want to have an entire checklist of prescribed drugs and dosages whenever you name.

The Senior LinkAge Line is a free service of the Minnesota Board on Ageing. The Senior LinkAge Line is the State Well being Insurance coverage Help Program (SHIP) and Senior Medicare Patrol for Minnesota. Specialists present one-to-one help with all Medicare and medical health insurance points. Reside chat with a specialist additionally may be accessed on-line at www.MinnesotaHelp.information.

A brand new finder software at HelpOlderAdultsMN.org is a searchable itemizing of providers from throughout the state. Customers can entry the data by means of classes of providers, similar to home-delivered meals, grocery and drug deliveries, care coordination and residential care. Search capabilities make it straightforward to search out providers comparatively near dwelling. At the moment the itemizing contains providers supplied beneath the Older People Act and different readily accessed info.

The American Purple Cross conducts blood drives within the west central space. To provide blood you have to be at the least 17 years outdated, weigh 110 kilos or extra and be in good well being. Sixteen-year-olds could if they’ve a signed Purple Cross parental/guardian consent kind. You can provide blood each 56 days. Double purple cells may be donated each 112 days. Whereas all blood sorts are wanted, sort O and kind B-negative donors are particularly inspired to offer.

Appointments may be made at 1-800-RED-CROSS or on-line at www.redcrossblood.org except in any other case famous. All donors want acceptable identification. The popular kind is a government-issued image identification, similar to a driver’s license, or a Purple Cross blood donor card. In any other case you’ll need to offer two different types of identification, similar to a piece identification, Social Safety card, private test or bank card. Customized mail similar to a utility invoice won’t be accepted. Blood drives scheduled for the Tribune space are:

Nov. 2, Murdock: midday to six p.m., metropolis corridor

Nov. three, Spicer: 1 to 7 p.m., American Legion

Nov. three, Appleton: midday to six p.m., Appleton Space Well being Providers

Nov. four, Benson: eight a.m. to 1 p.m., St. Mark’s Lutheran Church

Nov. 5, Prinsburg: 1 to 7 p.m., United Christian Reformed Church

Nov. 5, Benson: 12:30 to six:30 p.m., Benson Armory

Nov. 6, Benson: eight a.m. to 1 p.m., Benson Armory

Nov. 9, Willmar: 12:30 to five:30 p.m., Meeting of God Church

Nov. 9, Raymond: 1 to six p.m., St. John’s Lutheran Church

Willmar Meals on Wheels: As an alternative of volunteers, CCT bus drivers are delivering Meals on Wheels on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. On these three days the meal is sizzling however we will embrace a frozen meal for the next day or the weekend. The meals can be found for individuals who’re unable to cook dinner for themselves as a consequence of their age, incapacity, sickness or latest launch from the hospital. Together with the common meal, three particular weight loss plan meals can be found. The associated fee is $6.81 and contains all of the aspect dishes (together with dessert) and both milk or juice.

Order by 1 p.m. the weekday earlier than the supply day by calling 320-235-5310 ext. 219 or 320-894-7401. The menu is obtainable on West Central Industries web site, www.wcimn.org beneath Enterprise Options.

Willmar Senior Eating: The meals shall be obtainable for curbside pickup on the Neighborhood Heart between 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., weekdays. Frozen meals can be found. The meals are open to those that are 60 years of age and older. Recommended donation of $5 a meal, one-time registration is required by calling 1-800-488-4146. To order a meal name 320-262-5288 by midday the day earlier than and depart a message. The menu is obtainable on the Metropolis of Willmar web site www.willmarmn.gov beneath Neighborhood Heart.

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