Print this Page Senior Services Activities Center UMC Health System believes that the seniors in our community are important and should be very well taken care of.The UMC Seniors Are Special Program focuses on unique ways we can support seniors and their health care needs that go beyond regular clinical services. We offer a variety of services that include education, wellness and recreational activities. UMC and the Texas Tech Health Sciences Center have teamed up to help those 60 years old and better save on hospital and healthcare expenses. Seniors Are Special is a plan that costs nothing to join. It adds nothing to the cost of healthcare, and it saves time and worry while providing the special care that our members deserve.Seniors Are Special offers special benefits such as:Health screeningsExciting travel opportunities and social eventsMonthly newsletter and seminars on healthy lifestylesPhysician appointment assistance and help with insurance claimsFree notary servicesDiscount on hearing aids through the Texas Tech Department of SurgeryUMC Activities Center accessAnd much more!When members are hospitalized or visit UMC, there are also many extra caring touches.Individuals 60 years old and better who have acceptable health insurance for both physician and hospital benefits, as well as anyone over the age of 65 with Medicare can join. The program is also open to teacher, government or military employees, and past or present railroad employees with acceptable health insurance. Seniors Are Special Newsletters:2019 Title Size Seniors Are Special February 2019 pdf Download Seniors Are Special January 2019 pdf Download 2018 Title Size Seniors are Special December 2018 pdf Download Seniors are Special October 2018 pdf Download Seniors are Special September 2018 pdf Download Seniors are Special August 2018 pdf Download Seniors are Special July 2018 pdf Download Seniors are Special June 2018 pdf Download Seniors are Special May 2018 pdf Download Seniors are Special April 2018 pdf Download Seniors are Special March 2018 pdf Download Seniors Are Special February 2018 pdf Download Seniors Are Special January 2018 pdf Download Extended CareRead about extended care.Learn More Activities CenterRead information about our activities center. Learn More For questions/concerns, or to join call Peter Laverty, Director of Senior Services, at 806.775.8760.