Visit www.medicare.gov or call 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227) to get a free copy of "Staying Healthy: Medicare's Preventive Services." TTY users should call 1-877-486-2048. On the Web, select "Publications" under "Resource Locator." You can also visit www.flu.gov for specific information about influenza. More information is available www.healthcare.gov.
The Senior Connection is a column provided by the Clinton County Office for the Aging. For more information about services for senior citizens, contact their office at 135 Margaret St., Suite 105, Plattsburgh or call them at 565-4620. Information is also periodically provided by the Behavioral Health Services North Caregiver Resource Center. They may be reached at 565-4543 or 565-4625.