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August 18, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Adele Dean, Regional APPRISE Coordinator for Western PA, will discuss the Medicare and APPRISE programs. Handouts and New to Medicare packets will be available.Dean will screen participants for assistance programs, such as PACE/PACENET, Extra Help, and the Medicare Savings Programs. The session will provide detailed information about Medicare’s Annual Open Enrollment Period. Medicare continues to provide benefits for people 65 and older, people under 65 with certain disabilities and people of any age with end-stage renal disease and permanent kidney failure requiring dialysis or a kidney transplant. APPRISE is a free health insurance counseling program designed to help older Pennsylvanians with Medicare. As a reminder, open enrollment for 2017 Medicare coverage will be from October 15 – December 7, 2016.
Register for this program at the Circulation Desk or call 724-941-9430.