December 15, 2018

Essex Library Hosts ‘Medicare 101; Understanding Your Benefits & Options,’ Oct. 18

choicesESSEX  — Facing the maze of Medicare plans on your own can be a daunting task. If you’re getting close to 65 yourself or simply want to understand how Medicare works so you can help a family member or friend enroll wisely, join us for a two-part presentation by certified CHOICES counselor Laura Cruz.

On Tuesday, Oct. 18, at 1 p.m. at the Essex Library, Cruz will provide free, unbiased, objective counseling to Medicare beneficiaries, their caregivers, and providers to help them understand their Medicare coverage and healthcare options in order to make informed choices.

CHOICES is Connecticut’s program for Health insurance assistance, Outreach, Information and referral, Counseling, and Eligibility Screening. It is a cooperative program of the State Dept. on Aging and the Center for Medicare Advocacy.

This program is free and open to all. Please call the Essex Library for more information or to register at (860) 767-1560. The Essex Library is located at 33 West Ave. in Essex.

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