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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 the Medicare class schedule for Medicare Choices Made Easy.

The information session explains how Medicare works, the enrollment process, how to avoid penalties and ways that beneficiaries can save money.

The information sessions are free and open to the public. People new to Medicare, caregivers, people leaving employer health insurance for Medicare and others who help Medicare beneficiaries with their insurance should consider attending this informative class. The information presented is unbiased as no products are sold, recommended or endorsed.

Register online at or call the Council on Aging of Buncombe County at (828)  277-8288. For the Pardee classes, register by calling the Pardee Signature Care Center at (828) 692-4600.

For more information, contact John Wingerter, Director of Insurance at the Council on Aging of Buncombe County; or (828) 277-8288 Ext. 310.

January 20  2:00- 4:00 PM   Fairview Library
     1 Taylor Road Fairview
January 27   2:00- 4:00 PM   Leicester Library
     1561 Alexander Road Leicester
January 28   2:00- 4:00 PM   Weaverville Library
     41 N Main Street Weaverville

February 10  2:00- 4:00 PM   Black Mtn. Library
    105 Dougherty St Black Mountain
February 12  2:00- 4:00 PM  OLLI Reuter Center UNCA
     One University Parkway Asheville
February 26  2:00- 4:00 PM   Goodwill
     1616 Patton Avenue Asheville

March 16       2:00- 4:00 PM  Skyland/South Branch Library
    260 Overlook Drive Asheville
March 18       2:00- 4:00 PM Goodwill
     1616 Patton Avenue Asheville