City of Concord California

News Release

February 6, 2018

Free class offered for those new to Medicare

The Concord Senior Center presents a free class called Welcome to Medicare on Monday, Feb. 12 from 9:30 to noon at 2727 Parkside Circle in John Baldwin Park.

The class is for those who are new to Medicare or anyone who wants to know more about how it works. Participants will learn when and how to enroll, what the different parts of Medicare cover and what they cost, and how to choose the best prescription coverage based on medications. Presentations will include the pros and cons of Medicare Advantage plans (HMOs) vs Medicare Supplements and the choices available in Contra Costa County.

To register for the class visit, click on Activities, enter course number 105990 or contact the senior center at (925) 671-3320.

The class is presented by the Contra Costa Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program (HICAP). HICAP offers free, impartial information and assistance to all Medicare beneficiaries and their caregivers and does not sell or endorse any products. HICAP is sponsored by the U.S. Administration for Community Living, the California Department of Aging and Contra Costa County. See or call 925-602-4163 for more information.

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