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Updated at least twice a year to address changing costs, planfinders, and benefits. Most recent update Jan 2023.

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Live workshops are being scheduled for April and May 2023. Register at one of the libraries or community centers listed below by calling (914) 231-3236.

Please leave your name, telephone number and the event you’d like to attend. You will not be called back unless the date or time has been changed.

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Step 1: Download and print

You will need these two handouts:

Medigap info and NYS planfinder

Planfinder (Medicare Advantage, Part D)

These handouts may be helpful, but they will not be used in the audio:

Pandora’s leftovers

Useful telephone numbers

Medicare and COVID

More resources can be found below the audio chapters.

Step 2: Open the displays doc

Click the image below to open a .pdf of the all the displays used in the live presentation:

 

Click to open the Demystifying Medicare slides

Chapter 6: Enrollment

Somewhat geared to New York State

Upcoming Presentations:

The workshops are given in two series each year, Spring and Fall.  Please check for newly added events, schedule changes, or cancellations. Walk-ins welcome, but pre-registration requested in case of emergency.

SPRING 2023 . . .

RYE – Sat., April 22, 1 – 4 pm
Rye Free Reading Room
1061 Boston Post Rd, Rye, NY 10580
Pre-registration requested at: (914) 231-3161 or online at  ryelibrary.org/events

SOMERS – Tues., April 25, 12:30 – 3:30 pm
Somers Library
82 Primrose St, Katonah, NY 10536
Pre-registration requested at: (914) 232–5717 or online at somerslibrary.org/events

KATONAH – Sat., April 29, 1 – 4 pm
Katonah Village Library
26 Bedford Road, Katonah, NY 10536
Pre-registration requested at: (914) 231–3236

MONTROSE – Sun., April 30, 1:15 – 4:15 pm
Hendrick Hudson Free Library
185 Kings Ferry Road, Montrose, NY 10548
Pre-registration at: (914) 739-5654

BRONXVILLE – Sun., May 7, 1:15 – 4:15 pm
Bronxville Public Library
201 Pondfield Rd, Bronxville, NY 10708
Pre-registration requested at: (914) 337-7680, ext. 824

TARRYTOWN – Tues., May 9th, 12:30 – 3:30 pm
Warner Library
121 Broadway, Tarrytown, NY 10591
Pre-registration requested at: (914) 231-3236

CROTON-ON-HUDSON – Sat., May 13, 10 am – 1 pm
Municipal Building Community Room
1 Van Wyck St., Croton, NY 10520
Pre-registration requested at: (914) 271-3006

SHRUB OAK – Saturday, May 20, 10 am – 1 pm 
John C. Hart Memorial Library
1130 East Main St., Shrub Oak, NY 10588
Pre-registration requested at: (914) 245-5262

 

 

Some of the completed events last Fall that have not yet been scheduled for the Spring

WHITE PLAINS – Sat., Sept. 24th, 10:15 am – 1:15 pm
White Plains Public Library, Community Room (1st floor)
100 Martine Ave., White Plains, NY 10601

MOUNT KISCO – Tues., Oct. 11th, 6–9 pm
Mount Kisco Public Library
100 East Main St., Mount Kisco, NY 10549

ARDSLEY – Wed., Oct. 12th, 5:45 – 8:45 pm
Town of Greenburgh Multipurpose Center
11 Olympic Lane, Ardsley, NY 10502

OSSINING – Thurs., Oct. 13th, 5:45 pm – 8:45 pm
Ossining Public Library
53 Croton Ave, Ossining, NY 10562

YONKERS – Sat, Oct. 15th, 10:15 am – 1:15 pm
Grinton I. Will Library (Flynn Room)
1500 Central Park Ave., Yonkers, NY 10710

DOBBS FERRY – Sun., Oct. 16th, 1:15 pm – 4:15 pm
Dobbs Ferry Public Library
55 Main St, Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522

SCARSDALE – Thurs., Oct. 20th, 1 – 4 pm
Scarsdale Public Library
54 Olmsted Road, Scarsdale, NY 10583

SOUTH SALEM – Sat., Oct. 22nd, 10:30 am – 1:30 pm
Lewisboro Library
15 Main St., South Salem, NY 10590

PELHAM – Mon., Oct. 24th, 5:30 – 8:30 pm
Town of Pelham Public Library
530 Colonial Ave., Pelham, NY 108034

HARRISON – Sat., Oct. 29th, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Harrison Public Library, Halperin Building
2 Bruce Ave., Harrison, NY 10528

PLEASANTVILLE – Thurs., Nov. 3rd, 5:30 – 8:30 pm
Mount Pleasant Public Library
350 Bedford Road, Pleasantville, NY 10570

ARMONK – Sat., Nov. 19th, 1 – 4 pm
North Castle Public Library
19 Whippoorwill Road East, Armonk, NY 10504

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