2023 Annual Open Enrollment for Medicare

Rath Senior ConNEXTions Center presents  2023 Annual Open Enrollment for Medicare 9:00 a.m. Tuesday, October 11, 2022 College Heights United Methodist Church 934 South Blvd, Lakeland, FL 33803 Join us in person or via Zoom to get answers from our Medicare experts: Why do those TV ads say Medicare people can “get money back?” How … Read more

SENIOR SCHOLARS CLASSES FOR AUGUST 2021

You have been asking, so here they are!!! Select the class or classes you wish to view, and email your selection(s) to: rathsrconnextions@gmail.com We will send you a confirmation email, and then email the Zoom Class link to you a day or two prior to the class(s). We hope you enjoy them. Schedule for Senior … Read more

COVID-19 VACCINE APPOINTMENT STATUS FOR POLK COUNTY

COVID-19 VACCINE AVAILABILITY 8/11/2021 For in formation on walk-in and appointment vaccine availability, please visit the Polk County Department’s Covid-19 resource web page HERE. COVID-19 VACCINE APPOINTMENT INFORMATION: 4/22/2021 This notice is taken from the Polk County, Florida, Health Department website: “The Florida Department of Health in Polk County, in partnership with Polk County Board … Read more

CHALLENGES OF COVID-19 FOR SENIORS

PANDEMIC As older adults face changes and adaptation to life- Covid-19 arrives.  This viral pandemic alters daily activities and interferes with adaptation. As we socially distance, wear masks, do not interact with family and friends, life changes occur.  As social beings we normally interact with others and frequently participate in activities in our communities.  The … Read more

COVID-19 VACCINE INFORMATION

UPDATE ON COVID-19 VACCINE  3/4/2021 UPDATE: Good afternoon,  As we are fielding numerous calls about how to get a vaccine, I wanted to recap what we know based on the changes this week.  Recap of what we know at this point:  On Monday Governor DeSantis issued a new executive order expanding eligibility of the vaccine … Read more

Virtual Senior Gems Presentation For Family Caregivers

Virtual Senior Gems presentation for family caregivers on Friday, December 18th, at 10AM given by Ginny Wolfe, Educator for Senior Helpers. Senior Gems “takes a positive approach to Alzheimer’s and dementia care, focusing on what they can do instead of what they cannot do.”    If you are interested, email Sandie at Sandie@fpclakeland.org or call … Read more

LAKELAND CITY OFFICIALS TO HOLD FORUM ON FAIR HOUSING ON 11/17/2020

HOUSING ISSUES TO BE AIRED Lakeland residents are invited to share their stories of difficult apartment hunts and housing discrimination with city officials on Tuesday.  Lakeland is holding a virtual Fair Housing Forum at 6 p.m. Tuesday for residents to share the obstacles they have faced trying to find a home. The event will be hosted on GoToMeeting at https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/172080645. Individuals … Read more

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