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 – “Getting old Properly: Discovering New Confidence and Goal,” will meet at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 5, on the Willmar Neighborhood Heart. This system is a part of a collection to assist assist the academic, social and dietary wants of older adults. Reminiscence Café volunteers will converse on the idea of the Reminiscence Café, current info on dementia and extra. Social distancing, carrying masks, and many others. 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 via 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 companies to remain in your house or in the event you can’t afford your remedy between 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays. You should definitely have a whole checklist of prescribed drugs and dosages if you name.
The Senior LinkAge Line is a free service of the Minnesota Board on Getting old. 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.info.
A brand new finder software at HelpOlderAdultsMN.org is a searchable itemizing of companies from throughout the state. Customers can entry the knowledge via classes of companies, comparable to home-delivered meals, grocery and drug deliveries, care coordination and residential care. Search capabilities make it simple to search out companies comparatively near house. Presently the itemizing consists of companies supplied below the Older People Act and different readily accessed info.
The American Crimson Cross conducts blood drives within the west central space. To provide blood you should be at the least 17 years outdated, weigh 110 kilos or extra and be in good well being.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 Crimson Cross parental/guardian consent type. You can provide blood each 56 days. Double pink cells may be donated each 112 days. Whereas all blood sorts are wanted, sort O and kind B-negative donors are particularly inspired to provide.
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 type is a government-issued image identification, comparable to a driver’s license, or a Crimson Cross blood donor card. In any other case you will have to offer two different types of identification, comparable to a piece identification, Social Safety card, private test or bank card. Customized mail comparable 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. 3, Spicer: 1 to 7 p.m., American Legion
Nov. 3, Appleton: midday to six p.m., Appleton Space Well being Companies
Nov. 4, Benson: 8 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: 8 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 a substitute of volunteers, CCT bus drivers are delivering Meals on Wheels on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. On these three days the meal is scorching 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 resulting from their age, incapacity, sickness or current launch from the hospital. Together with the common meal, three particular food plan meals can be found. The fee is $6.81 and consists of all of the facet 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 out there on West Central Industries web site, www.wcimn.org below Enterprise Options.
Willmar Senior Eating: The meals shall be accessible 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. Instructed 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 go away a message. The menu is out there on the Metropolis of Willmar web site www.willmarmn.gov below Neighborhood Heart.