Medicare 101 to be offered at SeniorsPlus


LEWISTON – SeniorsPlus will hold Medicare 101 from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12, at SeniorsPlus Education Center, 8 Falcon Road.

Are you approaching Medicare eligibility? Do you know that Medicare has timelines and deadlines to apply, even if you’re still working and even if you’re not eligible for Social Security? Do you know the difference between original Medicare, Medicare Advantage and Medigap Supplement?

SeniorsPlus, the aging and disability resource center for Androscoggin, Franklin and Oxford Counties, provides an easy to understand basics class of Medicare from Part A to D. The class will assist in identifying the best coverage for your needs while helping you save money. Find out what Medicare covers, when to apply, how to avoid penalties for late enrollment, options available to you and much more.

There is no charge to participants, but registration is necessary to ensure adequate seating and materials. To register or for more information, call 7905-4010 or 1-800-427-1241.