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Welcome to Medicare!

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Freeland Library


Want to know more about Going on Medicare? Attend a free “Getting Ready for Medicare” seminar offered by SHIBA* (Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisors) volunteers. This seminar covers:

  • “Basic” Medicare benefits and options for additional insurance(s)
  • When to apply and how to apply
  • Medicare parts A and B costs, PLUS what is and isn’t covered
  • The differences between “Medigap” (supplemental) insurance and Advantage plans
  • Financial Assistance for qualifying low-income individuals
  • Prescription drug plans

*SHIBA is a public service of the Washington Office of the Insurance Commissioner and Island Senior Resources. Fully trained and screened volunteers offer free, confidential, impartial, comprehensive Medicare education and assistance. We do not sell anything or receive commissions. Questions about SHIBA? Call Island Senior Resources at 360-321-1600.

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