GALLOWAY – Seashore Gardens Foundation will hold its annual gala 6 p.m. Thursday, August 6 at the Seashore Gardens Living Center, 22 West Jimmie Leeds Road with the theme, “Seasons of Service.”

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Officials cut the ribbon to open the new Bridges at The Shores on Tuesday, April 14. From left are Harry Thornborough, manager of sales and training at Holy Redeemer Home Care and Hospice; Carol McKinley, vice president of operations at United Methodist Homes of New Jersey; Darlene Thurber, …

Bridges at The Shores at Wesley Manor, a new hospice neighborhood within the assisted living facility, has a private entrance from 22nd Street.

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Expanded Medicare benefits under the federal health care law (the Affordable Care Act, which is commonly referred to as Obamacare) continue to be available –including certain free preventive benefits, cancer screenings and an annual wellness visit.

Contact Cape-Atlantic offers free daily phone calls to the disabled, elderly, and isolated citizens of Atlantic County and Cape May counties who want to continue living independently.

MARGATE – Hafetz & Associates will be hosting two free information session on Medicare basics at Jewish Family Service, 607 N. Jerome Ave., 11 a.m. and 6 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 22.

GALLOWAY – Seashore Gardens Foundation will hold its annual gala 6 p.m. Thursday, August 6 at the Seashore Gardens Living Center, 22 West Jimmie Leeds Road with the theme, “Seasons of Service.”

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If you are 60 and over and want to become better at using a computer you can attend the T. Byrd Center free computer training series for seniors 60 and older.

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Expanded Medicare benefits under the federal health care law (the Affordable Care Act, which is commonly referred to as Obamacare) continue to be available –including certain free preventive benefits, cancer screenings and an annual wellness visit.

Contact Cape-Atlantic offers free daily phone calls to the disabled, elderly, and isolated citizens of Atlantic County and Cape May counties who want to continue living independently.

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GALLOWAY – From now through tax day, April 17, the United Way of Atlantic County will offer its Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program at various locations throughout the county in a collaborative initiative with the IRS.

The Stockton Center on Successful Aging and New Jersey Public Interest Research Group’s Energy Service Corps at Stockton are offering a free information session to help senior citizens reduce energy use and costs through winterization.

We of the world of senior citizens have our times, some often, others not, when we have troubles adjusting to the modern world. Some of the young, it seems, may have the same problem because the other day a grandchild asked me what a Lawrence Welk was.

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Senior citizens are advised to be wary of any literature or solicitation promising them cash back or senior-specific subsidy programs from a company with no officially recognized name or qualifications.

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