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SHIIP AND MERCY TO HOLD MEDICARE WELCOME TO NEW PARTICIPANTS
Start Date
01/30/2012
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Siouxland Aging Services and Mercy Medical Center’s Older Adult Services will host a First Friday Coffee: Welcome to Medicare this Friday, February 3. This informative two-hour seminar for new Medicare beneficiaries will be held at Siouxland Aging Services, 2301 Pierce Street from 10 am to noon. Pre-registration is required as space is limited to the first 15 participants.

Helping new beneficiaries increase their understanding of Medicare is a combined effort of SHIIP programs (Senior Health Insurance Information Program), sponsored by both Mercy Medical Center and Siouxland Aging Services. Discussion topics will include who is eligible for benefits and timeframes for applying, understanding Medicare benefits and options, supplements, Medicare Advantage plans, and prescription drug plans. There will be ample time for questions. First Friday Coffee: Welcome to Medicare seminars will be held monthly.

To pre-register for February 3rd’s seminar or for more information, contact Siouxland Aging Services at 712.279.6900, 800.279.6916 or via the internet at www.siouxlandaging.org.

For more information, contact:
Jim Wharton, Vice President of Marketing and Business Development (712) 279-2732
Dianne Krier, Mercy Marketing and Communications Coordinator (712) 279-5682
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