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Care Connection schedules May sessions to explain Medicare

Daily Star-Journal - 5/22/2019

May 21-- May 21--WARRENSBURG -- Care Connection for Aging Services will present Medicare 101 sessions in senior centers before May 31.

The Warrensburg Senior Center, 445 E. Gay ST., will host its session at noon on May 30.

The one-hour sessions are free and open to the public.

The Medicare 101 is geared toward people who are new to Medicare or preparing for retirement.

The sessions contain information to answer questions and guide the decisions that face seniors who are nearing age 65, whether or not they plan to continue working.

Participants will learn about Medicare benefits, premiums, deductibles and copayments, as well as the differences in Parts A, B, C and D.

The session also will touch on the upcoming distribution of new Medicare cards.

Reservations may be made by calling Samantha Schnell at 1-800-748-7826.

Lunch will be available for a contribution for people 60 and older and the full cost of the meal (about $7.50) for all others.

The session also addresses how seniors may qualify for assistance in paying for prescriptions and medical care.

Participants will learn about prescription drug plans, supplemental insurance and Medicare Advantage plans.

Care Connection does not sell insurance and will not recommend a particular plan.


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