People who are new to Medicare are invited to attend a “Get Ready for Medicare: The Basics for People Who Are Joining”, a free community workshop on June 21, 2019 from 10am-12pm in the Northumberland County Human Services Building B, 322 N. 2nd Street, Sunbury, PA. The event is sponsored by APPRISE, a program of the Pennsylvania Department of Aging.
This workshop is specifically designed to assist people who will be enrolling in Medicare, either because they will turn 65 years old or because they receive Social Security disability benefits. The workshop is also appropriate for spouses and caregivers.
Roughly 100,000 Pennsylvanians enroll in Medicare each year. Many struggle to make the right decisions about their coverage because they do not have clear information. The Medicare enrollment process is complex and there are key decisions that must be made according to strict deadlines. There are also programs available that can help Medicare enrollees save money. Beneficiaries are encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity to get information from highly trained people who will offer unbiased advice.
To register, please call 570-495-2384. The Northumberland County Agency on Aging is a local affiliate of APPRISE, a program of the Pennsylvania Department of Aging, the designated State Health Insurance Program (SHIP) in Pennsylvania. SHIPs receive grant funding from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to provide direct, local assistance to Medicare beneficiaries through one-on-one, counseling sessions (both in-person and over the phone), presentations, and public education programs.
APPRISE is a free service provided by the PA Department of Aging, and is funded in whole or part by a grant through the Administration for Community Living. For more information, visit Northumberland County Agency on Aging website at www.ncaging.org.
In the event of inclement weather, please check our Facebook page for cancellation information!
Friday June 14th the Good Will Hose Co. 5th & Reagan St. Sunbury will be having a fish fry from 4:30 – 7PM. Dinners are $10.00 and include fish and your choice of Mac & Cheese and stewed tomatoes, or french fries and cole slaw. For free local deliveries call 570-286-2831,
Friday June 21st The Good Will Hose Co. 5th & St. Sunbury will be having a filled Pork Chop Dinner from 4:30 – 7PM. Dinners are $10.00 and include Filled pork chop mashed potatoes and gravy, peas & carrots and apple sauce. Pre Orders are suggested to be sure you can get a dinner as these sell out fast! For free local deliveries and pre orders call 570-286-2831
Saturday June 29th The Good Will Hose Co. 5th & Reagan St. Sunbury will be having a Chicken Bar-B-Q from 11 Am – till Sold out, Rain or shine. Platters are $8.50 and include half of chicken, apple sauce, baked beans and a roll. Or you can purchase just a half of Chicken for $5.00. For free local deliveries call 570-286-2831