The 2014 Commission on Disabilities' Art Showcase, featuring local artists with disabilities was a total hit!
Art was displayed from October 1st through the 21st in the Caldwell Gallery, Mon-Fri 8am-5pm (free and open to the public)
The Artists' Reception & Silent Auction took place on Tuesday, October 21st from 5pm to 7:30pm in the Caldwell Gallery in the Hall of Justice located at 400 County Center in Redwood City. Most of the Artist's work was sold.
Beyond Paratransit: 21st Century Mobility
Hosted by the Alameda County Transportation Commission at the Ed Roberts Campus in Berkeley, this mobility workshop was both informative and a hit. Topics such as Transportation Network Companies (TNCs), Transportation Access to Healthcare, as well as a 211 Website Demonstration made for a captive audience.
More information about the Alameda CTC can be found at www.alamedactc.org
Call the Participating Health Plans Below:
Health Plan of San Mateo
•To see if your doctors and other health providers are in the Plan’s Network
•To find a new doctor or other provider
•To make sure your current medications are covered
•If you need help with health issues
•If you need transportation to get to your appointments
•If you need more help to stay healthy and at home
Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program (HICAP)
•To learn more about your Medicare options
•For free, individual counseling help in deciding which Medicare and Medi-Cal options best meet your needs
Health Care Options
1-844-580-7272 TTY 1-800-430-7077
•For information and help to enroll in, change or leave a health plan
Cal MediConnect Ombudsman
1-855-501-3077 (available after April 1, 2014)
•If you have a complaint or problem that your Health Plan has not been able to resolve to your satisfaction
1-800-633-4227 TTY 1-877-486-2048 Visit www.medicare.gov
•For information about the Health Plan options in your county
• To check the Prescription Drugs covered
"Expect. Employ. Empower."
Join us at the Commission on Disabilities' Transition to Independence Fair on Saturday, September 13th from 10am to 3pm at the San Mateo Events Center Redwood Hall.
There will be lots of exhibitors/vendors/agencies that serve people with disabilities in San Mateo County. In addition, there will be workshops and sporting/recreations activities, along with entertainment.
Food concession stand available throughout the day.
For questions please call (650)-573-2480
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