Paradise/Downtown Neighborhood News, Nov. 12-18


The annual Macy’s Believe campaign is running now through Dec. 24. Participants of all ages are invited to bring letters to Santa to Macy’s at the Fashion Show Mall, 3200 S. Las Vegas Blvd. or Galleria at Sunset, 1300 West Sunset Road, Henderson. Macy’s will donate $1 to Make-A-Wish, up to $1 million. Visit social.macys.com/believe.

COUNCILMAN BARLOW INVITES RESIDENTS TO HAVE COFFEE AND CONVERSATION

Ward 5 Coffee with the Councilman is set from 9 to 10 a.m. Dec. 5 at Starbucks, 751 N. Rancho Drive.

Residents can join Las Vegas City Councilman Ricki Y. Barlow for coffee and conversation on how to improve Ward 5 and the city of Las Vegas.

For more information, visit lasvegasnevada.gov or call 702-229-6405.

MEDICARE LECTURE PLANNED FOR NOV. 13

A lecture for seniors 50 or older regarding Medicare changes for 2014 is scheduled at 9:30 a.m. Nov. 13 at the Howard Lieburn Senior Center, 6230 Garwood Ave.

For more information, visit lasvegasnevada.gov or call 702-229-1600.

MEMORY SCREENINGS SCHEDULED

Free memory screenings are scheduled from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 19 at the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health, 888 W. Bonneville Ave.

The event is part of National Memory Screening Day, an annual initiative of the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America to promote detection of memory problems.

A memory screening consists of questions and tasks to assess memory. It does not diagnose illness but can indicate whether someone should pursue a follow-up medical exam.

For more information, visit clevelandclinic.org or call 800-223-2273.

ENROLLMENT ASSISTANCE TO BE AVAILABLE FOR AFFORDABLE CARE ACT

The Las Vegas-Clark County Library District is partnering with East Valley Family Services to provide information and enrollment sessions at several libraries for the Affordable Care Act, commonly called Obamacare.

Sessions are scheduled from 10 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. Nov. 13 and 18 at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road, where enrollment assistance is set to be available. For more information, visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-3512.

A session also is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. Nov. 19 at the Enterprise Library, 25 E. Shelbourne Ave. For more information, visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-3760.

Nevada enrollment for health plans is scheduled to close in March.

 

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