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Medicare Choices Made Easy


The Council on Aging of Buncombe County, in conjunction with Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) announces Medicare Choices Made Easy, for April—July 2017. The classes will explain how Medicare works, the enrollment process, how to avoid penalties and ways to save money.

The Information Sessions are free and open to the public. People new to Medicare, care givers and others who help senior citizens with their Medicare insurance should consider attending this informative class. The information presented is unbiased and accurate. No products are sold, recommended or endorsed.

To register for the class go to the Council on Aging of Buncombe County  website or call the Council on Aging at 828-277-8288 for information about times and locations of the Information Session.

June - August Medicare Classes 2017

June 13 2 – 4 PM St. Barnabas Catholic Church, 109 Crescent Hill Road, Arden

June 13 6 – 8 PM Immaculate Conception Church, 208 7th Ave. W, Hendersonville

June 16 2 - 4 PM Goodwill Training Center, 1616 Patton Ave, Asheville

June 21 2 – 4 PM Blue Ridge Community Services, 2579 Chimney Rock Road, Hendersonville

July 11 2 – 4 PM Basilica of St. Lawrence, 97 Haywood St. Asheville

July 11 6 – 8 PM St. Eugene’s Catholic Church, 72 Culvern St., Asheville

July 18 2 – 4 PM AB Tech, 4646 U.S. Hwy 25/70, Marshall, (Madison County)

July 27 10 AM – 12 PM Sacred Heart Church, 150 Brian Berg Lane, Brevard

July 28 2 – 4 PM OLLI/Reuter Center UNCA 1 University Heights, Asheville

August 10 2 – 4 PM Black Mountain Library 105 Dougherty St., Black Mountain