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55+ Resource Fair

606 Arrowhead Road , Camano Island , United States , WA

The Camano Center and Island Senior Resources are working hard to plan the annual 55 + Resource Fair coming up Saturday, March 28th, 9:30 AM—2:30 PM. The goal of the event is to have one convenient place for the community to come and learn about services, programs, and activities tailored to the 55 and over age group. Representatives and information about government and other non-profit services, local transportation options, medical services, products, support groups, public safety, legal and financial services, senior living options, and volunteer opportunities can all be found at this resource event coming up March 28th from 9:30 AM – 2:30 PM.
A complimentary lunch of Grilled Chicken & Roasted Spring Veggies with Herbed Bowtie Pasta, Fresh Fruit Salad, Homemade Bread and dessert will be served between 11 am and 1 pm, thanks to the support of our 2019 sponsors: Island Senior Resources, Cascadia Eye, Clear Captions, Gilbertson Funeral Home, Hospice of the Northwest, IRG Physical Therapy, Josephine Caring Community, Stanwood Hearing, Safety Line, A Better Solution In-Home Care, The Everett Clinic, Heritage Bank and Crest View/Hemmingsen Elder Care Inc.
There will be four speakers presenting during the day in the Jensen Room on the following special topics:
9:45-10:15 Map Your Neighborhood
Speaker: Sue Ryan, Camano Island Preparedness Group
Map Your Neighborhood is a program that helps neighborhoods organize so they can manage an emergency/disaster more effectively and recover faster. This discussion includes information needed to organize, emergency communications, gathering places, and medical care.
10:30-11:00 Compensation Benefits
VA benefits available to veterans
Speaker: Leslie O’Bannon, Veterans Service Officer
11:15-11:45 Aid and Attendance Benefits
Benefits available for elderly vet or vet spouse – can be used in place of medicaid
Speaker: Leslie O’Bannon, Veterans Service Officer
12:00-12:30 Understanding Medicare Enrollment. When & how to enroll; consequences of missing your enrollment period; when you can – and can’t – delay enrollment.
Speaker: John Russell, State Health Insurance Benefits Advisor
12:45-1:15 Medicare Supplement (MediGaps) vs Medicare Advantage Plans Understanding how each type of plan works, and how to choose which is best for you
Speaker: John Russell, State Health Insurance Benefits Advisor
1:30-2:30 -Important Legal Issues Affecting You and Your Family as You Age
Speaker: James Dolan, Attorney
Mark your calendars for this fun and informative day in March. It’s a great way to get connected!
Stop and visit with the following businesses and organizations with information booths:
FOCIP/Backyard Wildlife
Island Transit
Island Senior Resources
Homage Senior Services
DSHS/ADSA (adult protective services)
Island County Human Services
Stanwood Camano Foodbank Services
Community Resource Center of Stanwood Camano
Warm Beach Senior Community
Sound Water Stewards
Hospice of the Northwest
Safe Harbor Free Clinic
Stanwood Sashayers
Snohomish County PUD
Pope Chiropractic
Windermere Real Estate/CIR
Edward Jones
CASA- Camano Animal Shelter Assoc.
American Legion
Citizens Patrol
Camano Preparedness Group
Camano Island Fire and Rescue
Safety Line
Family Resource Home Care
Stanwood/Camano Churches
IRG Physical Therapy – Camano Island
The Everett Clinic
Stanwood Hearing
A Better Solution In-Home Care
Providence Behavioral Health – Urgent Care
Providence Drug & Alcohol
Providence Institute for a Healthier Community
Providence Stroke Team
Ashley Gardens
Mountain Glen Retirement Community
Reflexology – Peggy Miller
Camano Swim Fitness and Social Club
Gilbertson Funeral Home
Sunrise Services
Crest View/Hemingsen Elder Care
Josephine Caring Community
Island County Assessor
Priority Footware
Census 2020
Coastal Community Bank

Event Info

606 Arrowhead Road , Camano Island , United States , WA
9:30 am - 2:30 pm
Mar, 28 - Mar, 28
2020 - 2020


55+ Resource Fair

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