Seniors in Delaware Warned About Increase in Financial Scam Reports

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In the wake of an uptick in reports of financial exploitation of seniors, Attorney General Kathy Jennings and the Delaware DOJ’s Investor Protection Unit (“IPU”) is cautioning seniors to be vigilant for scams. Kent and Sussex Counties have seen an increase in reports, however it’s unclear whether downstate seniors are being targeted because of their…

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Changes to SNAP Benefits; Another Way to Receive Assistance


Given the changes that have gone into effect with the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits, which provided emergency money for food during the COVID-19 pandemic, some may wonder what other options are out there for assistance. State Representative Ruth Briggs-King was on the air with the Talk of Delmarva’s Mike Bradley this week and…

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Legislation Introduced to Lower Prescription Drug Costs for Seniors with Chronic Conditions


If you’re a senior enrolled in the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE), legislation justintroduced will enable you to choose your Medicare Part D plan for prescription drugs, which will reduceoverall costs. Senators Tom Carper and Bill Cassidy of Louisiana proposed the legislation, which wouldsave Medicare-only PACE participants an average of nearly $1000…

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Worcester County School Board Waives Finals


The Worcester County Board of Education has voted to waive final exams. During Tuesday’s meeting the Board voted unanimously to waive finals for semester two courses and yearlong courses for the 2019-20 school year. Also in a video on the District’s website, Superintendent Lou Taylor told seniors that they will have a part in how…

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Bethany Beach Officials Need Your Help

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Officials in Bethany Beach ask for your help – “As our community continues to deal with the coronavirus, we are asking for your assistance to help us identify anyone in the community that might need special help or aid. Over half of our year-round population is over 67 and certainly, uncertainty and fear might be…

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