Honey Brook Township: Medicare/Medicaid Update Offered

Submitted photo Joanne Corte Grossi, Regional Director of the U.S. Department of Health& Human Services, will present an informational program on Medicare and Medicaid as well as an update on the Affordable Care Act and its impact on seniors.

The Life Enrichment Committee at Tel Hai Retirement Community welcomes members of the greater community to attend an informational session on Thursday, Feb. 20, at 11 a.m. in the campus Chapel/Auditorium located off Beaver Dam Road, east of Route 10.

The guest speaker will be Joanne Corte Grossi, Regional Director of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for Region III. Grossi will provide an update on Medicare and Medicaid programs vital to seniors everywhere and address the current and projected future impact of the Affordable Care Act on seniors’ programs and benefits. The program is offered to the public free of charge; pre-registration is not required.

Grossi holds a master’s degree in International Public Policy from Johns Hopkins University and has completed additional graduate education at the University’s School of Public Health and Hygiene. She was PA Deputy Secretary of Health and later the first-ever Director of the Office of Women’s Services for a period of seven years during the Rendell administration.

LEC is a resident group committed to creating and offering programs of interest to the Tel Hai population and their neighbors on wide-ranging subjects—including history, the arts, religion and philosophy. They also partner with Widener University’s Osher Life-long Learning Institute (OLLI). Tel Hai community was founded by two local Mennonite congregations in 1956 and offers a variety of housing and care options including personal and nursing care, respite and rehabilitation as well as a varied calendar of activities, courses and seminars, art classes and physical fitness opportunities. Directions to campus can be found on the website—www.telhai.org. Click on the “Contact Us” tab. Using GPS, please enter the physical address: 1200 Tel Hai Circle.