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Oasis to host Lunch and Learn on Tuesday

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[September 12, 2013]  Tn cooperation with Senior Citizens of Logan County, the Area Agency on Aging for Lincolnland has scheduled a Lunch and Learn program on Tuesday for informal caregivers of older adults and for grandparents and other relatives raising children. The program will be from noon to 1 p.m. at the temporary location of the Oasis Senior Center, St. John United Church at 210 Seventh St. in Lincoln.

Beth Monnat, benefits specialist for the Area Agency on Aging for Lincolnland, will present "Durable Medical Equipment: Medicare Coverage and Fraud Schemes."

Lunch will be provided and preregistration is required. There is no charge to attend.

This presentation is part of a series of Lunch and Learn programs. The goal of the series is to provide practical information that will help caregivers continue to provide quality care to others while maintaining balance in their own lives.

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Informal caregivers are those unpaid people such as family members, friends and neighbors who provide assistance to someone who is to some degree incapacitated and in need of help with tasks such as grocery shopping, bill paying, cooking or personal care. Grandparents or other relatives raising grandchildren are those who have accepted primary responsibility for raising one or more children through age 18.

To register or for more information about this program, contact the Area Agency on Aging for Lincolnland at 217-787-9234 or 800-252-2918.

[Text from file received from Area Agency on Aging for Lincolnland]

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