Demystifying MEDICARE and Healthcare Coverage for Seniors – in person program (Registration requested)

Saturday, October 23

10:15 am - 1:15 pm

This presentation of the Westchester Library System’s senior services is perfect for anyone trying to navigate their way through our complicated healthcare system for older adults. It will help those who already have Medicare, as well as people soon to be 65, planning their retirement, or assisting relatives and friends with their medical decisions.

The engaging, interactive program outlines the various parts of Medicare and lays out the costs associated with the 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 Registration is requested at (914) 231-3236.

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

Senior Benefits Individual Counseling (SBIC) is provided by WLS volunteers trained in Medicare and related healthcare issues. Get free, individual walk-in help at two libraries each week, or contact the SBIC helpline at or (914) 231-3260. For information and other dates of this presentation, please visit