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Posted on: August 30, 2018

Orange County to host “Welcome to Medicare” seminars

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ORANGE COUNTY, NC (August 28, 2018)—The Orange County Department on Aging and the NC Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) are to host free “Welcome to Medicare” seminars.

Are you turning 65, and eligible for Medicare?  Do you feel overwhelmed by all the information “bombarding” you?  Whether you are retiring soon, already retired or continuing to work, you’ll get valuable information including how and when to enroll, potential penalties for late enrollment, Medicare’s costs, benefits and options.  Attend one of the sessions below and learn about Medicare – and all its parts.

The seminars are free and open to the public; however space is limited, so participants are encouraged to register in advance. Contact the location of your choice to register.

Seminar Dates and Times

Orange County Public Library –137 W. Margaret Lane in Hillsborough

To register, call 919-245-2015.

  • Thu., Sept. 6, 12:00 – 1:30 pm
  • Tue., Oct. 2, 6 – 7:30 pm
  • Fri., Nov. 16, 11:30 am – 1 pm

Chapel Hill Public Library – 100 Library Drive in Chapel Hill

To register, call 919-968-2070.

  • Mon., Sept, 10, 6 – 7:30 pm
  • Mon., Oct. 8, 12 – 1:30 pm.
  • Mon., Nov. 12, 4:30 – 6 pm

Durham Tech-Orange County Campus – 525 College Park Rd., Hillsborough

To register, call 919-536-7200 ext. 4203.

  • Tue., Sept. 25, 6 – 8 pm
  • Tue., Oct. 23, 6 – 8 pm
  • Tue., Nov. 27, 6 – 8 pm

To schedule a one-on-one appointment with a certified Medicare counselor in Orange County, call 919-245-4274 or book online.

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