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

NOTE: Audio chapters are updated every few months to address changing costs, planfinders, and benefits.

Questions about Medicare and other senior benefits can be addressed to Westchester County’s Department of Senior Programs and Services at 914-813-6100, Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm.  Or you can call Medicare direct at 1-800-Medicare (800-633-4227) any time.

Meet Julie Woodward, presenter

Register for live workshops at 914-231-3236. Please leave your name, telephone number and the workshop you’d like to attend. You can also contact us by email at SBICmedia@gmail.com.

Step 1: Download and print

You will need these two handouts:

Medigap info and NYS planfinder

Planfinders (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.

ARMONK – Sat., May 21st, 12 noon – 3 pm
North Castle Public Library
19 Whippoorwill Road East, Armonk, NY 10504
Pre-registration requested at: (914) 273-3887, ext. 3

KATONAH – Sat., Oct. 1st, 10 am – 1 pm
Katonah Village Library
26 Bedford Road, Katonah NY 10536
Pre-registration requested at: (914) 231-3236

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

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

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

SCARSDALE – Thurs., Oct.  20th, 1 – 4 pm
Scarsdale Public Library
54 Olmsted Road, Scarsdale, NY 10583
Pre-registration requested at:at: scarsdalelibrary.org (click on Events Calendar) or (914) 722-1302

SOUTH SALEM – Sat., Oct. 22nd, 10 am – 1 pm
Lewisboro Library
15 Main St., South Salem, NY 10590
Pre-registration requested at: (914) 875-9004 or online

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

TARRYTOWN – Tues., Oct. 25th, 12:30 – 3:30 pm
Warner Library
121 Broadway, Tarrytown, NY 10591
Pre-registration requested at: (914) 232-3236

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

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

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

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

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