OSF Saint Anthony offers services for seniors

OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center is offering several programs for seniors in October.

Trained by the Illinois Department of Insurance, SHIP (Senior Health Insurance Program) volunteers meet with senior citizens on a one-to-one basis for Medicare counseling and assistance with health insurance questions. SHIP volunteers will be available from 9 to 11 a.m., Friday, Oct. 13, in the OSF Saint Anthony volunteer services office. To schedule an appointment, call 395-5458.

A free blood pressure screening by a registered nurse will be available from 9 to 11 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 18, in the OSF Saint Anthony volunteer services office. A door prize will be awarded. Registration is not necessary.

For more information, call 395-5458.

From the Oct. 4-10, 2006, issue

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