Senior Scoop
February 18th Edition
Dear Whitemarsh Township!
Please find below community resources and some fun activities you can do from the comfort of your own home! Please share the newsletters and information with any friends or family, specifically area seniors. If they want to sign up to receive these newsletters they can e-mail us at

Stay safe and remember "Social Distancing",
The Parks and Recreation Team

A special thank you to our First Responders, medical staff, and everyone else who is working to keep our community safe.
All You Need to Know About Medicare!
We can never know enough about the various items that are most important in our lives. One of those items is Medicare! Take some time today and read below in this email to learn more about Medicare and what it can do for you!
DelVal Senior Advisors Medicare Webinar
To start, our friends at DelVal Senior Advisors are providing a FREE Zoom Webinar to learn more about Medicare and the attached benefits of Medicare. Learn how Medicare works, what it covers, and how everything differs from the others.

To learn more, please see the flyer below and in order to register, please email Linda Kennedy at

The online portal for Medicare benefits is located at (left link below). Here you can do many things, such as learn more about costs, medical providers who cover the plan and much more.
Medicare Questions

You may be wondering many things about Medicare and that's understandable. Things like how Medicare works if you're still working or the best time to enroll are all legitimate questions that you can find the answers to in the link below!
10 Surprising Medicare Facts
As with everything, there are some surprising items that you should be aware of regarding Medicare. Some things like delayed enrollment fees for Medicare Part B and that Medicare might not cover exactly what you need are all surprises that are cleared up in the link below.
Mindful Wellness

Try the free Daily New York Times Mini Crossword Puzzle. Check back each day for a new puzzle!

Check out a new e-book or e-magazine by visiting our friends over at the William Jeanes Library. 

Mindful Exercises

Open the above Document and practice 6 different ways to ease your mind and body.
Jigsaw Puzzles

Looking to do a puzzle, but don't have any? Try an online puzzle at
Community Resources
Whitemarsh Pharmacy is offering curbside pick up and free local delivery! Call them at 610-828-5222 for more information on fill prescriptions and ordering essential items and supplies.
The Market at Lafayette Hill is offering curbside pickup and delivery Monday-Friday.
For more information visit
or call the store at 610-941-7101.
See a message from the Whitemarsh Police Department about COVID-19 related scams.

All GIANT stores will open for customers over the age of 60 from 6:00-7:00AM.
COVAID connects neighbors helping with getting groceries, picking up prescriptions, and more.
United Way of Pennsylvania Dial 211 or text your zip code to #898-211 to talk with a resource specialist for free.
Ready MontCo is a service from Montgomery County Dept. of Public Safety. Learn more information by visiting their website.