Office for Aging hosting workshop on Medicare on July 23 in Medina

Posted 2 July 2024 at 10:20 am

Press Release, Orleans County office for the Aging

ALBION – The Orleans County Office for the Aging will be hosting a “Medicare 101 Workshop” regarding Medicare choices for seniors on Tuesday, July 23, at 10 a.m. at the Medina Senior Center, located at 615 West Avenue in Medina.  Pre-registration is encouraged.

“When it comes to Medicare, there are of many choices for seniors, there can be program changes from year to year, and, quite frankly, it can get overwhelmingly very quickly,” said Melissa Blanar, Orleans County Director of OFA.  “Our hope is that this workshop will help people make informed decisions that are right for them.”

According to Blanar, the workshop will cover Medicare A,B,C & D; how to fill the gaps in Medicare; Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage; EPIC; Medicare Savings Program; getting extra help with prescription drug coverage and transitioning from NYS Health Exchange to Medicare.  There will be amply time for questions and answers.

To register for the event or if you have any questions, please call OFA at (585) 589-3191.