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 March 15th 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.
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.
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