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How to Sign Up for a COVID-19 Vaccine in Manatee or Sarasota Counties

If you’re looking to get a COVID-19 vaccine, you may sometimes feel like you’re in a maze that never ends. Although some older adults have received the vaccine with little effort, others have fallen down a spiral to track it down. Here’s more information on how and where to get a COVID-19 vaccine if you…
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What Is Long COVID?

If you know anyone who has had COVID-19, then you may have seen them struggle with health issues due to the virus, not to mention the missed time from work/school and the costs involved with doctor visits or hospital stays. An estimated 10% to 20% of people who have had COVID-19 are experiencing certain symptoms…
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Watch Out for COVID-19 Vaccine Scams

In the quest to get a COVID-19 vaccine, it could be easy to fall prey to a vaccine-related scam. Don’t become a victim. The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDAC) warned in January of possible vaccine scams. “As the COVID vaccine becomes available, scammers are using this to take advantage,” Commissioner Nikki Fried…
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Secure Aging Staff Spotlight: Office Manager Kathy Zionkowski

When you call Secure Aging, the friendly, reassuring voice you hear on the line is Kathy Zionkowski, our office manager.  Kathy, a native of Philadelphia, has been part of the Secure Aging team for more than seven years. She helps to keep everything (and everyone) running smoothly by answering phones, going through clients’ mail, and…
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Spotlight on Meals on Wheels Plus of Manatee

In this time of great need across Manatee County, Meals on Wheels PLUS plays a critical role in helping others. The Bradenton-based organization does several things to help those in our community, including: The delivery of nourishing meals to the homebound.The Food Bank of Manatee.The Daybreak Adult Day CenterFriendship Dining at two locations.An Enrichment Center…
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