Community Services Consortium

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Friday, October 9, 2009

‘ABC and D’s of Medicare” workshop

If the vexing questions about Medicare insurance leave you scratching your head, you have a chance to learn more about the complex world of Medicare and its insurance supplements. The Benton and Linn County Senior Health Insurance Benefits Assistance (SHIBA) program is offering free public workshop to help answer your questions.

The two hour classes are being offered at no cost. The topics will include a discussion of the costs and covered benefits of Parts A, B and D; how and when to enroll; Medicare supplements, prescription plans and what is new for 2010. SHIBA volunteers will be available to answer your questions.

In Benton County: The workshop is held on October 20 and 27 at the Corvallis Senior Center from 6:00 to 8:00pm. The Corvallis Chintimini Senior Center is located at 2601NW Tyler Avenue.
In Linn County: The two hour classes are being offered at no cost on November 3 and 10 at the Albany Main Library from 4:00 to 6:00pm. The Albany Main Library is located at 2450 14th Avenue SE.

The first and second workshops will cover uniquely different information on each date. Seat reservations are required for handout materials. To reserve your seat, please call the RSVP office at 812-0849.Space is first-come, first-served.

Linn-Benton RSVP, a program of Community Services Consortium, is the sponsor of the local SHIBA program, the Corvallis Chintimini Senior Center and the Albany Main Library are co-sponsors of these events.

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