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With pre-recorded audio chapters you can listen at your own pace, pause, and rewind.

NOTE: Audio chapters are updated at least twice a year to address changing costs, planfinders, and benefits.

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Step 1: Download and print

You will need these two handouts:

Medigap info and NYS planfinder

Planfinder (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 towards New York State)

Upcoming Presentations:

Please check back again for additional workshops, schedule changes, or cancellations. Walk-ins welcome.

WHITE PLAINS – Thurs., Sept. 24th, 10:15 am – 1:15 pm
White Plains Public Library, Community Room (1st floor)
100 Martine Ave., White Plains, NY 10601
Pre-registration requested at: (914) 231-3236

KATONAH – Sat., Oct. 1st, 10 am – 1 pm
Katonah Village Library
26 Bedford Road, Katonah NY 10536
Pre-registration requested at: (914) 231-3236
Individual counseling available 1 – 3 pm. First come, first served, but registration required at (914) 232-3508 x108 or email mrosenthal@katonahlibrary.org

MONTROSE – Sun., Oct. 2nd, 1:15 – 4:15 pm
Hendrick Hudson Free Library
185 Kings Ferry Road, Montrose, NY 10548
Pre-registration requested at: (914) 739-5654

MOUNT KISCO – Tues., Oct. 11th, 6–9 pm
Mount Kisco Public Library
100 East Main St., Mount Kisco, NY 10549
Pre-registration requested at: (914) 864-0038 or mtkref@wlsmail.org
Individual counseling available 4 – 6 pm. First come, first served, but registration required.

ARDSLEY – Wed., Oct. 12th, 5:45 – 8:45 pm
Town of Greenburgh Multipurpose Center
11 Olympic Lane, Ardsley, NY 10502
Pre-registration requested at: (914) 989-1822
Individual counseling available 3:45 – 5:45 pm. First come, first served, but registration required.

OSSINING – Thurs., Oct. 13th, 5:45 pm – 8:45 pm
Ossining Public Library
53 Croton Ave, Ossining, NY 10562
Pre-registration requested at: (914) 231-3236
Individual counseling available 3:45 – 5:45 pm. First come, first served, but registration required.

YONKERS – Sat, Oct. 15th, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Grinton I. Will Library (Flynn Room)
1500 Central Park Ave., Yonkers, NY 10710
Pre-registration requested at: (914) 231-3236

DOBBS FERRY – Sun., Oct. 16th, 1:15 pm – 4:15 pm
Dobbs Ferry Public Library
55 Main St, Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522
Pre-registration requested at: (914) 231-3236

RYE – Tues., Oct. 18th, 1 – 4 pm
Rye Free Reading Room
1061 Boston Post Rd, Rye, NY 10580
Pre-registration requested at: (914) 231-3161 or ryelibrary.org/events
Individual counseling available 11 am – 1 pm. First come, first served, but registration required.

SCARSDALE – Thurs., Oct. 20th, 1 – 4 pm
Scarsdale Public Library
54 Olmsted Road, Scarsdale, NY 10583
Pre-registration requested at: (914) 722-1302 or scarsdalelibrary.org (click on Events Calendar)
Individual counseling available 4 – 6 pm. First come, first served, but registration required.

SOUTH SALEM – Sat., Oct. 22nd, 10:30 am – 1:30 pm
Lewisboro Library
15 Main St., South Salem, NY 10590
Pre-registration requested at: (914) 875-9004 or lewisborolibrary.org
Individual counseling available 1:30 – 3:30 pm. Call to register for a time slot.

CROTON-ON-HUDSON – Sat., Oct. 23rd, 1 – 4 pm
Municipal Building Community Room
1 Van Wyck St., Croton-on-Hudson, NY 10520
Pre-registration requested at: (914) 271-3006

PELHAM – Mon., Oct. 24th, 5:30 – 8:30 pm
Town of Pelham Public Library
530 Colonial Ave., Pelham, NY 10803
Pre-registration requested at: (914) 738-1234
Individual counseling available 3:30 – 5:30 pm. First come, first served, but registration required.

TARRYTOWN – Tues., Oct. 25th, 12:30 – 3:30 pm
Warner Library
121 Broadway, Tarrytown, NY 10591
Pre-registration requested at: (914) 232-3236
Individual counseling available 10:30 am – 12:30 pm. First come, first served, but registration required.

HARRISON – Sat., Oct. 29th, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Harrison Public Library, Halperin Building
2 Bruce Ave., Harrison, NY 10528
Pre-registration requested at: (914) 835-0324, ext. 3
Individual counseling available 1 – 3 pm. First come, first served, but registration required.

BRONXVILLE – Sun., Oct. 30th, 1:15 – 4:15 pm
Bronxville Public Library
201 Pondfield Rd, Bronxville, NY 10708
Pre-registration requested at: (914) 337-7680, ext. 824

PLEASANTVILLE – Thurs., Nov. 3rd, 5:30 – 8:30 pm
Mount Pleasant Public Library
350 Bedford Road, Pleasantville, NY 10570
Pre-registration requested at: (914) 231-2326 or online

SOMERS – Sat., Nov. 5th, 10:30 am – 1:30 pm
Somers Library
82 Primrose St, Katonah, NY 10536
Pre-registration requested at: (914) 232–5717 or online
Individual counseling available 1:30 – 3:30 pm. First come, first served, but registration required.

SHRUB OAK – Sun., Nov. 6th, 12:30 – 3:30 pm
John C. Hart Memorial Library
1130 Main St., Shrub Oak, NY 10588
Pre-registration requested at: (914) 245-5262, ext. 227

ARMONK – Sat., Nov. 19th, 1 – 4 pm
North Castle Public Library
19 Whippoorwill Road East, Armonk, NY 10504
Pre-registration requested at: (914) 273-3887 ext. 3

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