Medicare 101

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Are you or a loved one turning 65 this year? Do you have questions about Medicare? Join us for an informational session on Medicare 101 on Monday, July 22 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Johnson County Central Resource Library, 9875 W. 87th Street, Overland Park, KS 66212.

This workshop is ideal for individuals seeking to make informed decisions about their Medicare enrollment and avoid penalties and for family caregivers looking to understand the basics better. The workshop will provide a valuable opportunity to ask questions and gain confidence in understanding the program. We will also have experienced and certified counselors on staff to answer questions and assist.

Kelly G. Loeb, an experienced certified Medicare benefits counselor, will provide unbiased information at this Medicare Basics workshop as part of the Senior Health Insurance Counseling for Kansas (SHICK) program of the Johnson County Area Agency on Aging. This educational session is designed to provide valuable insights and guidance on navigating Medicare, covering topics such as:

  • Enrolling in Medicare and avoiding potential penalties
  • Understanding what Medicare covers and what it costs
  • Identifying gaps in coverage and exploring options for filling those gaps
  • Maximizing Medicare prescription coverage
  • Accessing financial assistance for Medicare-related expenses
  • Protecting yourself from Medicare fraud

You can complete your registration online or call Jill Zink

This project was supported, in part, by grant numbers 90SAPG0093-04 and 2201KSMISH from the U.S. Administration for Community Living, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, D.C. 20201. Grantees undertaking projects with government sponsorship are encouraged to express freely their findings and conclusions. Points of view or opinions do not, therefore, necessarily represent official ACL policy. Johnson County SHICK is a sub-grantee of East Central Kansas Area Agency on Aging in Ottawa, KS.  

Date: July 22, 2024
Time: 5:30 pm

Central Resource Library

Training and Classes
Aging and Human Services