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Welcome to Medicare 2019
August 19 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
One event on August 19, 2019 at 10:30 am
One event on September 13, 2019 at 10:30 am
One event on July 27, 2019 at 10:00 am
One event on August 14, 2019 at 3:00 pm
One event on September 27, 2019 at 10:30 am
One event on August 6, 2019 at 2:00 pm
Will you be going on Medicare in the next six months and/or want to know more about Medicare? Attend a free seminar by SHIBA (Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisors) volunteers; no pre-registration required. Counselors will answer brief questions following the seminars. Seminars run 2-2.5 hours. For information call: 360-321-1600 ext 0.
Location and times
o Oak Harbor Senior Center
51 SE Jerome St. Oak Harbor, WA 98277
Tuesday August 6 at 2 p.m.
Wed August 14 3 p.m. Reservations strongly recommended for this session. Call (360) 279-4580
Fri Sept 27 1 p.m.
o Island Senior Resources (Bayview)
14594 SR 525 Langley, WA 98260
Tues July 16 1 p.m.
Mon August 19 10:30 a.m. Reservations strongly recommended for this session. Call (360) 321-1600 or (360) 678-3373
Fri Sept 13 1 p.m.
o Coupeville Library
788 NW Alexander St. Coupeville WA 98239
Sat July 27 10 a.m.
Information will be provided on:
- “Basic” Medicare benefits
- Options for additional insurance(s).
- Medicare parts A and B
- The differences between “Medigap” (supplemental) insurance and Advantage plans
- benefits and rates
- prescription drug plans. (If you want help with your drug plan, bring a detailed list of your drugs).
The Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisors (SHIBA) offers unbiased, confidential advising for Medicare benefits and insurance options.
For more in-depth information about Medicare options, advisors are available for 1:1 consultation at:
o Oak Harbor Senior Center: 51 SE Jerome St., Oak Harbor, WA 98277
Tuesdays Call to schedule an appointment: 360-279-4580
o WhidbeyHealth Medical Center: 101 N Main Street, Coupeville, WA 98239
Wednesdays Call to schedule an appointment: 360-678-5151
o Island Senior Resources (Bayview): 14594 SR 525, Langley, WA 98260
Fridays Call to schedule an appointment: 360-321-1600, ext 0
Note: SHIBA volunteers work under the guidance of the Insurance Commissioner’s Office.