Program to make sense of Medicare

Today there are so many options to choose from for Medicare. There are many pieces from your own life to consider that will influence your decision. Such as: Are you married? Are you still working? Does your employer provide insurance coverage? Do you have your own insurance? How long do you plan to work? If you are approaching 65 years of age; is that coverage credible? Are you disabled? Are you a veteran? What medications do you take? Do you know what your retirement income will be? We are here to help you sort out the most important things you need to consider so you can make an informed decision about the right insurance coverage for you or your loved ones. We cant promise we have all the answers for you. We do know; if you attend one of the following informational sessions, you will have received unbiased, up-to-date information. That knowledge will help you make informed Medicare healthcare decisions. We look forward to seeing you at one of the following locations! Monday, Oct. 27, Keeseville Community Civic Center; Wednesday, Oct. 29, Champlain Town Hall, 729 Route 9; Wednesday, Nov. 5, Ellenburg Center; and Wednesday, Nov. 12, Clinton Community College Atrium, Plattsburgh. Registration begins at 6 p.m. The informational aspect will begin at 6:30 p.m. Refreshments will be served. The program is a basic overview of Medicare for people approaching the age of 65, caregivers and anyone who would like a better understanding of how Medicare works. Topics include: Supplemental insurance, prescription drug plans, Medicare advantage plans, and much more. Information regarding: EPIC, Social Security and veteran affairs will also be presented. There is no cost for these seminars, but space is limited at some locations. Call Office for the Aging at 565-4620 to make a reservation. The Senior Connection is a column provided by the Clinton County Office for the Aging. For more information about services for senior citizens, contact their office at 135 Margaret St., Suite 105, Plattsburgh or call them at 565-4620.

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