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Canby Adult Center planning series on Medicare issues

The Canby Adult Center will hold a series of workshops to present information on Medicare. The first session targets individuals about to sign up for Medicare for the first time, second session is to present changes in the 2014 plan and the final session is for individual meetings.

The workshops are:

Medicare 101 – Sept. 5, from 3–4:30 p.m. at Canby Adult Center

New to Medicare? Want to know more about Medicare Plans and how to use the Medicare PlanFinder? What are Medicare eligibility requirements and enrollment periods? And what are Medicare Parts A,B, C and D? Clackamas County Certified Senior Health Insurance Benefits Assistance (SHIBA) Counselors will conduct this informational session, and will be on hand to answer these questions and more following the presentation.

This program is designed for both pre-retirees and current Medicare recipients who are seeking information on Medicare, changes scheduled for 2014, or who are considering changes to their Medicare Advantage/Prescription drug plans during annual enrollment period of Oct. 15 through Dec. 7.

Medicare OEP Presentation – Oct. 9, from 10–11:30 a.m. at Canby Adult Center

The annual Medicare open enrollment period (Oct. 15 through Dec. 7) is the time to enroll in or change Medicare coverage for next year. State-certified SHIBA counselors can help with understanding the plan and changes scheduled for 2014.

Visitors will be able to book an individual session with a SHIBA counselor, set for Nov. 6, at this meeting.

Medicare OEP enrollment 2014-Individual Counseling Sessions – Nov. 6, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Canby Adult Center

The annual Medicare open enrollment period (Oct. 15 through Dec. 7) is the time to enroll in or change Medicare coverage for next year. State-certified SHIBA counselors can help with understanding the plan and changes scheduled for 2014.

To schedule an individual session with a SHIBA counselor for this workshop, contact the SHIBA Helpline for Clackamas County at 503-655-8269.



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