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Page 4 ' THE WALSH COUNTY PRESS WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 8, 2018 re oo, iusi: a larmacy, Locally owned and operated, Grafton Drug features a unique selection of giftware, puzzles, candy, kitchen items, cards, and more. Gift wrap with purchase. Gift cards also available. School Walsh County Spotlight The merchants below are / // I proud to ann I Registration, Park River The Park River Elementary Office (Door 2) will be open startingAugust 13th (8AM-12PM & 1-4 PM) for parents who would like to pay school fees (lunch, milk, activity tickets, etc.) prior to the first day of school. Our office will be closed on August 16th. Interested in becoming a spotlight sponsor? 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Hospitals Just about anything else that needs wiring Serving northeastern North Dakota and northwestern Minnesota Call us at 701-284-7433 SAMSON, the strongest name in the industryl Pembina County Memorial Hospital Flex time RN/CNA/LPN Flex time Hospital Receptionist M-F 3:30-6 pm (Every other wknd, Sat & Sun 8-12) Clinicare Flex time I PN Wedaewood Manor Full time I ght Nurses RN/LPN Flex time LPN/RN Full/Part/Flex time CNAs Part/Flex time Dietary Aide Sign on BONUS CNAs GREAT BENEFIT PACKAGE/ Apply online: www.cavalierhospital.com or contact Human Resources at 701-265-6308 for more information. ! ~ mbina ('purity Memorial lto.vfital II ~ dg ~ pod J/am." By Jim Miller Dear Savvy Senior, lancets, extemal insulin pumps and How well does Medicare cover insulin (if you use a pump), after diabetes? I'm 66 years old and you've met your deductible. was recently told by my doctor that If, however, you inject insulin I havepre-diabetes. If itprogresses with a syringe, Medicare's Part D to full-fledged diabetes what can I prescription drug benefit will help expect from Medicare. pay your insulin costs and the.sup- Recently Retired plies needed to inject it- if you have a plan. Part D plans also cover most Dear Recently, other diabetic medications too. Medicare actually provides a You'll need to check your plan for wide range of coverage to help coverage details. beneficiaries who have diabetes, Nutrition therapy: Medicare will as well as those who are at risk of pick up the entire tab for medical getting it - but they don't cover nutrition therapy, which teaches everything. Here's a breakdown of you how to adjust your diet so you what Medicare covers when it can better manage your condition. comes to diabetes services and sup- You'll need a doctor's referral to get plies along with some other tips that this service. can help you save. Foot care: Since foot problems Screenings: Ifyouhavepre-di- are common among diabetics, abetes or some other health condi- Medicare covers 80 percent of foot tions that put you at risk of getting exams every six months for dia- diabetes- such as high blood pres- betics with diabetes-related nerve sure, high cholesterol and triglyc- damage. They will also help pay for erides, are overweight, or have a therapeutic shoes or inserts as long family history of diabetes - as your podiatrist prescribes them. Medicare Part B (medical insur- Eye exams: Because diahetes in- ance) will pay 100 percent of the creases the risks of getting glauco- cost of up to two diabetes screenings ma and diabetic retinopathy, 80 every year. percent of dilated medical eye ex- Doctor's services: If you're a ams are covered each year, but Medicare beneficiary, Medicare eye refractions for glasses are not. will pay 80 percent ofthe cost ofall For more information, see doctor's office visits that are relat- "Medicare's Coverage of Diabetes ed to diabetes. You are responsible Supplies & Services" online book- for paying the remaining 20 percent let at Medicare.gov/Pubs/pdffl 1022- after you've met this year's $183 Medicare-Diabetes-Coverage.pdf. (for 2018) Part B deductible. Prevention program: Just Other Insurance launched in April, the Medicare Di- If you have a Medicare supple- abetes Prevention Program pro- mental (Medigap) policy, it maypay vides lifestyle change programs some of the costs that Medicare offered by health professionals to doesn't cover. Call your plan's ben- help you prevent diabetes. This is efits administrator for more infor- available for free to all Part B ben- mation. eficiaries who have pre-diabetes. Or, if you're in a Medicare Ad- Self-management: If you have vantage plan (like an HMO or diabetes, Medicare covers 80 per- PPO), your plan must give you at cent of the cost of self-management least the same diabetes coverage as training to teach you how to suc- original Medicare does, but it may cessfully manage your diabetes, have different rules. You'll need to Supplies and medications: check your policy for details. Medicare Part B covers 80 percent of the cost of glucose monitors, test - Senior Savvy strips (100 per month if you use in- sulin, 0r 33 per month if you don't), Cont page 7 -Walsh County Veterans Service Office Governor Doug Burgum appointed Dave Rice, Gary Maddock, Hal Weineger, Marlin Schneider and Roy Fillion each to a three-year term on the Administrative Committee on Veterans Affairs (ACOVA). Dave Rice, a resident of Fargo, is a Navy Veteran. Gary Maddock, a resident of Bis- marck, is an Air Force veteran. Hal Weineger, a resident of New Town, is an Army Veteran. Marlin Schneider, a Bismarck resident, served in the ND Army National Guard for 43 years retiring as a CW5. Roy Fillion, a Grand Forks resident, is a US Air Force veteran serving Vietnam. North Dakota Veteran Service Organizations nominated these mem- bers; Dave Rice by the VFW, Gary Maddock by the AMVETS, Hal Wei- neger by the VVA, Roy Fillion by the DAV and Marlin Schneider by the American Legion for the governor appointed position that began on July 1, 2018. While on the ACOVA they will serve on several subcommittees which serve the Veterans of North Dakota. The ACOVA is responsible for or- ganization, policy, and general administration of all veterans' affairs in the state of North Dakota. The ACOVA also oversees the expenditures of the Post War Trust Fund interest earnings, legislative laws concerning veterans, ND Department of Veterans Affairs, and the Governing board of the Veterans Home. The ACOVA is comprised of 15 voting members, each appointed by the Governor, nominated by the five major veteran or- ganizations in the state. Each year, the Governor is to appoint one mem- ber from a list of two names submitted by the following veteran organizations: American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Disabled American Veterans, AMVETS, and Vietnam Veterans of America. The Committee is also comprised of three nonvoting members who are to serve in an advisory capacity - the North Dakota Adjutant General, the Center Director of the Federal Veterans Affairs, and the Executive Di- rector Job Service North Dakota. Members currently serving on the ACOVA are; Richard Belling of West Fargo, Alan Fehr of Dickinson, Jim Haukedahl of Fargo, Dave Hilleren of New Town, Trish Hodny of Grand Forks, Dean Overby of Wahpeton, Tom Ryan of Williston, Murray Strom of Steele, James Ver- wey of Valley City, and Alan Wondrasek of Bottineau. The fitteen-mem- ber Committee will hold their next meeting September 13, 2018 in Steele. Katrina Hodny, Veteran Service Officer Admin Bldg 638 Cooper Ave, Suite 5 Graflon, ND 58237 701-352-5030 or 701-331 - 1700 walshcountyvso@nd.gov walshcountynd.com/veteran Facebook @WalshCountyVeterans Harvey and Glenna Tallackson observed their 72nd Wedding An- niversary on Saturday, August 4th in St. Paul, Mn. Harvey and Glen- na (Walstad) Tallackson were married Sunday, August 4th, 1946 at the Zion Lutheran Church, rural Hoople, ND. They lived on the family farm in Fertile Township until July, 2013. They moved to Park Riv- er in July, 2013. In February, 2018, they moved to St. Paul, MN. The couple have 5 married children: Lynda (Gary) Ackert, Tom (Diane) Tallackson, Laura (Joe) Shoults who live in the Twin Cities; Debra (Steve) Wilhelm in Oregon and Amy (Dale) Elbert in Grand Forks,ND. They have 13 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Harvey and Glenna can be reached at: 1440 Midway Parkway, #215, St. Paul, MN 55108. CAVALIER, N.D. -- Icelandic Contest pages can be picked up at State Park is hosting its 33rd annu- the host site and must be turned back al Kids Weekend on August 10-12. in by 5:00 pm on Saturday, August Kids Weekend is an event devoted 11. entirely to kids, with activities such All events will take place at the as crafts, games, iz0ntests, enter- picnic shelter. tainment, and more. This year's Juggler, Peter Brunette will be theme is "Wild Safari" : To kick-off the weekend's events, providing entertainment at the are- a Scavenger Hunt will be held at the phitheater at 7:00 pm. Following the amphitheater on Friday, August 10 show, there will be an Ice Cream So- at 8:00 pm. Teams of six will receive cial and door prize drawing to end a list ofitems that they must find and the night. bring back to the amphitheater. Par- On Sunday, August 12, the Fish- ents and older kids are welcome to ing Derby will be open for regis- participate in this event, tration at 9:00 am at the boat dock. On Saturday, August 11, starting This derby will begin at 9:30 am, at 9:00 am to register for the Iron and is for kids ages 15 and younger. Kids Contest. Kids ages 9-12 can In addition to the derby, a Sand Cas- compete in this triathlontype event, tie Contest will be held on the which will begin at 9:30 am. Par- beach from 12:00-1:00 pm. This ticipants must have a bicycle, bicy- event will be split into two age cat- cle helmet, and closed toed running egories, 12 & under and 13 & old- shoes. Following the Iron Kids er. Prizes will be given out follow- Contest at 11:00 am, kids ages 3-8 ing each event. can participate in the Aluminum The events throughout Kids Kids Contest. Arts and Crafts, in- Weekend are free of charge in ac- eluding tie-dying and button mak- ing, will be available from 2:00 pm cordance with a daily or annual pass. - 4:00 pro. Tie-dying participants Icelandic State Park is located 5 1/2 must bring their own white t-shirt, miles west of Cavalier, ND on State A Seed Spitting Contest will take Highway 5. place at 3:00 pm followed by the The mission of North Dakota Family Obstacle Course from 4:00- Parks and Recreation Department is 5:00 pm. Teams of six will work to- to provide and enhance outdoor gether to complete 6 obstacles. The recreation opportunities through di- winning team from each heat will verse parks and programs that con- compete in the finals. Coloring serve the state's natural diversity. FARGO, ND -- The Veterans Honor Flight of North Dakota/Minnesota is pleased to announce the dates for the next flight! As you know, we take Veterans to Washington, DC free of charge to see the memorials built to honor their service and sacrifices. Preference is given to WWII Veterans, Korean War Veterans and those Veterans who are terminally ill (from any service era). The next flight will depart Hector International Airport in Fargo on Sun- day, September 30, 2018 at 0800 and will return on Monday, October 1, 2018 at 7:50 PM. Approximately 90 Veterans will be on board, Contac the Walsh County Press wcpress@polarcomm, com or 701-284-6333 *Fees apply for open house invitations Your Professional Prescription Service We offer Mail-Out Prescriptions. Delivery Service. Blood Pressure Screening. Photo Kiosk. 10% off Sr Citizen Discount. Zoovio Video Dealer Gifts. Hallmark Cards. Drive-up Window Ye Olde Medicine Center Drayton Drug Park River. 701-284-7676 Drayton 701-454-3831 DeGree