Demystifying MEDICARE and Healthcare Coverage for Seniors – In person at the Library (Registration Requested)

Saturday, April 23

10:15 am - 1:15 pm

Demystifying Medicare is perfect for anyone trying to navigate our complicated healthcare system for older adults. The workshop is for people who already have Medicare, as well as those soon to be 65, planning their retirement, or assisting relatives and friends with their medical decisions. Demystifying Medicare is offered as part of the ongoing work of the Westchester Library System to provide authoritative, actionable information that supports seniors in being connected and well-informed. In this engaging interactive session you will learn about the various parts of Medicare as well as 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.)

Walk-ins welcome, but pre-registration is requested at (914) 231-3236.

Co-sponsored by the Library and the Dobbs Ferry Senior Citizen Program.

Future workshops and a full online version with audio chapters can be found on the library’s
website: http://seniors.westchesterlibraries.org/demystifyingmedicare/. For individual counseling
on Medicare and/or Medicaid, please contact the county’s Department of Senior Programs and
Services at 914-813-6100, Mon.–Fri., 8:30 am–4:30 pm, or 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227) any time.