By: By Jack Latta
August 2, 2013
PRESTONSBURG - Highlands Regional Medical Center announced this week that they will soon be offering a program benefiting seniors.
Highlands offers Senior Advantage will be a monthly program featuring various speakers as well as a forum to discuss finance, general lifestyle, health, travel and more.
Hospital officials say that being a Senior Advantage member will offer numerous benefits including receiving valuable information at monthly meetings, and also receive healthcare payment counseling for Medicare and Medigap; access to making copies of important documents; notary service for non-health care documents; discounts from local merchants; recreation activities and social events including day trips, holiday parties and picnics; free blood pressure checks; quarterly cholesterol and blood sugar screenings; and a 10% discount in the Food Court at HRMC.
Officials say that all community members over the age of 50 are encouraged to join the Senior Advantage Program.
To learn how you can join the Senior Advantage Program at Highlands Health System, call the Community Development department at (606) 886-7468.