On January 17th, 2019, ETHRA hosted the Senior Luncheon in Roane County. This senior-focused event is held the third Thursday of every month at the Kingston Community Center. Typically anywhere from 25-40 people attend each luncheon which generally involves a presentation and information session about relevant healthcare, legal, finance, and general wellness topics followed by
This month, ETHRA employees Tamara Spencer and Elizabeth Tillette presented aspects of the SHIP program. The presentation focused on resources available for learning about and applying for Medicare insurance. They also discussed prominent scams involving Medicare and how to protect yourself from them. After the presentation, they provided all attendees with small gift bags that provided further information about the available programs.
This group will meet each month for lunch and community information. After prayer and pledge of allegiance, the group starts with an attendee taking a few moments to speak to the group about themselves and their own life experiences. It is a great way to get to know others in the community a get information on local resources.