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Expert offers strategies for seniors intimidated by the gym

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To ward off “gym-timidation,” fitness expert Brian Zehetner encourages seniors to find a workout buddy and start slowly.

No one really relishes the idea of growing older and experiencing the health issues that can accompany aging.

Avenidas, MV host annual Caregiver Conference

Avenidas and the city of Mountain View have teamed up to sponsor the 13th annual Caregiver Conference, “From Crisis to Confidence,” 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 22 at the Mountain View Senior Center, 266 Escuela Ave.

Keynote speaker Lisa Krieger, reporter for The Mercury News, will discuss “The Slow Medicine Movement” at 9 a.m., higlighting legislative and policy efforts to improve caregiving, palliative medicine and the final years of life.

LAUMC hosts concert to benefit Alzheimer’s research

Suite for Flute and Jazz Piano, along with the Star Geezers, have been enlisted to perform at the sixth annual Alzheimer’s Benefit Concert, scheduled 3 p.m. Sept. 10 at Los Altos United Methodist Church, 655 Magdalena Ave.

Claude Bollong’s Suite for Flute and Jazz Piano will feature Vivian Boudreaux (flute), Christy Crews (bass), Dylan Damonte (percussion) and T. Paul Rosas (piano).

Know when it’s appropriate to file a Medicare appeal

As a person with Medicare, you have important rights. One of them is the right to appeal.

An appeal is the action you can take if you disagree with a coverage or payment decision by Medicare or your Medicare health plan. For example, you can appeal if Medicare or your plan denies:

Attack of the Hoover: Poem comforts an injured loved one

Poets of a certain age are warned – along with the rest of the senior crowd – to avoid falling.

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