Medicare 101: Free Workshop Oct. 2
October 2, 2021 @ 10:00 am
Two free, one-hour Medicare workshops will be presented early this fall to help people learn about their Medicare choices and next steps.
“Medicare 101” will be held at 5 p.m. Wednesday, September 29, and at 10 a.m. Saturday, October 2 at the Bandon Senior Center, 1100 11th Street SW.
The workshops will explain Original Medicare Parts A and B – what it does and does not cover, what it costs, and when and how to enroll; options beyond Original Medicare including the differences between Medicare Advantage and Medicare Supplement plans; an explanation of the Part D prescription drug coverage gap (otherwise known as the “donut hole”); how to avoid Part B and Part D penalties; and what people should know if they plan to continue working and/or participating in an employer-sponsored health plan after turning 65.
The presenter will be Jayna Roberts, a licensed agent and Medicare specialist serving Southern Oregon with 25 years’ experience in the health insurance industry. Roberts can be reached at 541-727-6500 or Jayna@SimplyMedicareSolutions.com for more information.
RSVPs are not required. The Bandon Senior Center asks that all attendees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and wear a mask in accordance with current Oregon mask guidelines The Bandon Senior Activity Center is located in the Bandon Community Center in Bandon City Park– look for the red door at the southeast side of the building.