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

By Staff | Oct 16, 2019

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

The presentations will be held at:

– Oct. 28 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Captiva Civic Association, 11550 Chapin Lane, Captiva

– Oct. 28 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at the Sanibel Congregational Church, 2050 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel

Presented by Pat Archibald, of SHINE, the presentations will provide participants with information to help make informed decisions about Medicare coverage and costs. Learn about Medicare updates for 2020 and things to consider when making changes to coverage.

“This is an opportunity for individuals to ask questions they have for the upcoming open Medicare enrollment period, which begins each year on Oct. 15,” F.I.S.H. Program Director Kathy Y. Monroe said. “Persons approaching Medicare age, wanting to change their current Medicare plan, and/or those interested in obtaining 2020 Medicare updates will directly benefit from this presentation.”

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

The program is a courtesy of the Area Agency on Aging for SWFL.