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IRS and Medicare Scams

IRS and Medicare Scams BBB serving Nebraska, South Dakota, The Kansas Plains and Southwest Iowa is warning consumers to be on the alert for phone scams involving con artists pretending

Distracted Driving Kills

UNMC study: Distracted driving killing more pedestrians, bicyclists From texting and talking on cell phones to eating while driving, researchers say distracted driving is a serious public health threat. Though

Turner Park Set to Host International Light and Color Experience

Exhibit to Coincide with US Olympic Swim Trials
Midtown Crossing is primed to celebrate the Omaha return of the US Olympic Swim Trials by making a brilliant splash of its own. Starting Friday, June 24, neighborhood guests will be encouraged to get in “The Pool by Jen Lewin,” a world-renowned, fully-interactive light and color experience. » Read more..

Retirement Transition Series

Retirement transition series to be offered at Omaha Public Library

Are you retired, thinking about retiring soon, or simply ready to start planning for life after work? Join Omaha Public Library for a series of retirement transition workshops that will guide you in making the most of your retirement. Experts will be available to assist you in defining retirement goals, understanding Medicare options, exploring financial plans for security and more. All programs are free and open to the public, but space is limited. Register online at omahalibrary.org, or by calling the branch where you wish to attend. » Read more..

View the May Issue of the Midtown Monitor

To view the full issue of the Midtown Monitor check out the box on right side of page. Back issues are also available.Midtown Monitor May 2016 front cover
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IRS and Medicare Scams

IRS and Medicare Scams
BBB serving Nebraska, South Dakota, The Kansas Plains and Southwest Iowa is warning consumers to be on the alert for phone scams involving con artists pretending to be Internal Revenue Service (IRS) agents who try to gain access to your personal information. » Read more..

B-cycle Expands

B-cycle completes first round of expansion

Heartland B-cycle has completed the first phase of their planned 20 station expansion adding 15 stations to the metro area, becoming the 2nd operating multi-state bike sharing system in the United States.

Stations were installed in both Council Bluffs and Omaha in November. Despite the frigid weather several new stations saw users taking trips much to the delight of many long time funders and supporters including the National Park Service. » Read more..

UNMC Studying New Drug for People with Mild-to-Moderate Alzeheimer’s Disease

One of 50 U.S. centers participating in NOBLE Study

 The University of Nebraska Medical Center is participating in a new, national, Alzheimer’s disease (AD) clinical research study evaluating the potential benefits of an investigational medicine when taken by people with mild-to-moderate AD who are already being treated with donepezil (Aricept). » Read more..