LARCHMONT, N.Y. -- The Larchmont Public Library recently announced a new series of informational programs for seniors.
The first program in the "Senior Information Series" is set for 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9 at the Larchmont Public Library at 121 Larchmont Avenue in Larchmont, according to a press release.
"The series is aimed at providing an opportunity for seniors to get answers to important questions on relevant topics that can be confusing and difficult to negotiate through, such as health insurance, retirement, deciphering Medicare and many others without having to spend any money to get the answers," representatives said in the release. "The library presents experts in each of the areas to be discussed in an informal and comfortable setting. The series is free and everyone, whether senior or not, is welcome."
Saturday's program is set to feature nutritionist Bob Blaufarb who will discuss nutrition for seniors, according to the release.
"This informative seminar will focus on how to be healthier in your senior years and how diet can play a major role in being healthy," representatives said in the release. "Blaufarb discusses how metabolism changes as we age and what seniors can do to achieve their health goals and maintaining them through diet."
Blaufarb serves as Captain and Director of Health, Wellness and Fitness with the Mamaroneck Fire Department and is also a New York State accredited Health Coach. He has lived in the Larchmont-Mamaroneck area for more than 20 years, according to the release.
The series will continue at 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16 with Long-Term Healthcae Insurance" led by Jennifer Lavelli, according to the release.
"Many people grapple with whether they need long-term healthcare insurance or not and it can be a challenge to understand it, especially since the launch of the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)," representatives said in the release. "Who needs it, when is it needed and other relevant questions will be answered during this session."
For additional information about programs in the Senior Information Series, residents are asked to contact the library at 914-834-2281 or visit the library online at the Larchmont Public Library website.
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