Demystifying Medicare and Healthcare Coverage for Seniors

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Adults, Seniors
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Program Description

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Demystifying Medicare is perfect for anyone trying to navigate our complicated healthcare system for older adults. It’s for people who already have Medicare, as well as those soon to be 65, planning their retirement, or assisting relatives and friends with paperwork and medical decisions.

In this engaging interactive session, you will learn about the various parts of Medicare and the costs associated with medical and drug insurance provided by the government and private companies. Topics include:

  • Original Medicare
  • Medicare Advantage Plans
  • Prescription drug plans (Part D)
  • Medigaps (supplemental plans)
  • Various cost-saving programs (MSPs,
  • Extra Help, EPIC, etc.)

Demystifying Medicare is part of the ongoing work of the Westchester Library System to provide authoritative, actionable information that supports seniors in being connected and well-informed.

Free and open to all. Co-sponsored by the Croton Free Library and Village of Croton-on-Hudson Recreation & Parks Department.

Registration requested! Fill out the form below or call the Library at (914) 271-6612.

A full online version of this program with audio chapters, downloadable .pdfs, and a schedule of future live events can be found at Volunteers at two walk-in Senior Benefits Information Counseling centers (SBICs, are able to help you with individual issues, or you can reach them through their helpline at (914) 417-9102. They’re all HIICAP-certified (Health Insurance Information Counseling and Assistance Program) and work in partnership with the county’s Department of Senior Programs & Services, (914) 813-6100.