Three Medicare workshops to be held in Kootenai County

Three Medicare workshops to be held in Kootenai County

Free Medicare workshops for individuals aged 65 and approaching Medicare eligibility will be held in Kootenai County during the month of October. Three separate workshops will be offered at the following locations:

Wednesday, October 10, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m

Honeysuckle Place Assisted Living Center

660 W. Honeysuckle Ave.

Hayden, ID 83835

Tuesday, October 23, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

Salvation Army Kroc Center

1765 Golf Course Road

Coeur d’Alene, ID 83815

Thursday, October 25, 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.

Salvation Army Kroc Center

1765 Golf Course Road

Coeur d’Alene, ID 83815

Caregivers and everyone interested in learning more about Medicare are encouraged to attend. The workshops will be led by Senior Health Insurance Benefits Advisors (SHIBA), a unit of the Idaho Department of Insurance.

SHIBA presenters will introduce the various parts of Medicare and explain some of the vocabulary associated with the program. Topics will range from enrollment periods to different types of plans and their advantages.

To register for the workshops contact the SHIBA office at 1-800-247-4422. Form more information on the Idaho Department of Insurance, visit their website.