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Recent & Upcoming FearringtonEdge Programs

2019-10-02T19:04:40-04:00
By Mary Johnson

 

Network security expert and Fearrington resident Tom Foss presented the October FearringtonEdge program titled “Covering your Assets: How to Secure Your Home Network from Intruders” on Tuesday, October 01st in the Gathering Place.  Tom explained why we need to protect our home networks as well as how to keep hackers out of our computers and away from our private records.  Tom’s presentation, with suggestions for making your network secure, is available here.

Our digital security programming continues on November 05, 2019 at 1:00 PM in the Gathering Place when Tom reviews best practices for shopping, banking, emailing and browsing on the Internet.  Just in time for Christmas shopping and holiday visitors  playing online games, don’t miss his timely, humorous and informative presentation on best practices for online activities, “You Never Give Me Your Money, You Only Forward Your Silly Emails:  The Cybersecurity Threat Landscape in 2019.”

FearringtonEdge wants to help all Fearrington residents enjoy the benefits of technology while minimizing the frustrations. Contact FearringtonEdge@gmail.com with your suggestions for future programming and/or to volunteer to present a technology-centered program.
Recent & Upcoming FearringtonEdge Programs 2019-10-02T19:04:40-04:00

It’s Flu Season — Be Sure to Get Your Flu Shot

2019-09-25T12:40:35-04:00

Flu Shots Coverage

Your costs in Original Medicare You pay nothing for a flu shot if your doctor or other qualified health care provider accepts for giving the shot. Your doctor or other health care provider may recommend you get services more often than Medicare covers. Or, they may recommend services that Medicare doesn’t cover.

It’s Flu Season — Be Sure to Get Your Flu Shot 2019-09-25T12:40:35-04:00

Good News – Reauthorization of the Older Americans Act

2019-09-20T15:02:37-04:00

Busy week in Congress for Healthy Aging
On Sept. 18, the House Education and Labor Committee adopted an Older Americans Act (OAA) reauthorization bill that includes many positive improvements for chronic disease self-management education (CDSME), falls prevention, and healthy aging in general. In addition, the Senate Appropriations Committee released its proposed FY20 Labor-HHS-Appropriations bill, calling for level-funding for falls prevention and CDSME. Check out the press release from the National Council on Aging.

NCOA Applauds Bipartisan Congressional Support for the Dignity in Aging Act | NCOA

Arlington, VA (September 17, 2019) ─ The National Council on Aging (NCOA) commends the leadership of the House Committee on Education and Labor for introducing H.R. 4334, the Dignity in Aging Act. This bipartisan legislation, introduced by Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Human Services Chair Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR), Rep.

Good News – Reauthorization of the Older Americans Act 2019-09-20T15:02:37-04:00
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