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F.I.S.H. to host ‘Medicare 101 and Updates’ presentation

By Staff | Oct 9, 2018

F.I.S.H. of Sanibel-Captiva, along with Area Agency on Aging for Southwest Florida and SHINE – Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders – will offer “Medicare 101 and Updates” on Oct. 25.

Designed to help participants make informed Medicare coverage decisions, the presentation will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Sanibel Congregational Church. Snacks will be provided.

Presented by Pat Archibald, of SHINE, the areas of discussion will include:

– Prepare for the annual election period (began Oct. 15)

– 2019 updates

– Part D information

– 2019 Medicare updates

“This is an opportunity for individuals to ask questions they have for the upcoming open Medicare enrollment period,” F.I.S.H. Program Director Kathy Y. Monroe said. “This session will help them make important decisions about their Medicare and prescription plans.”

SHINE counselors provide free, unbiased and confidential counseling to Medicare beneficiaries, their caregivers and those soon to be eligible for Medicare.

For more information, contact Kathy Y. Monroe at 239-472-4775. To contact the SHINE Program and for additional assistance, contact the Elder Helpline at 1-866-413-5337.

Sanibel Congregational Church is at 2050 Periwinkle Way.