Great River Medical Center to Host Welcome to Medicare Seminar

The Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) will present a Welcome to Medicare seminar from 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27, in the Oak Room at Great River Medical Center, 1221 S. Gear Ave., West Burlington.

The two-hour seminar will cover Medicare Parts A and B benefits, prescription drug benefits (Part D), Medicare Advantage plans and Medicare supplement insurance. The reservation deadline is Monday, Aug. 19. Call 319-768-3342.

SHIIP is a free, confidential service of the State of Iowa that provides unbiased information to help Iowans make decisions about Medicare and other health coverage. People should enroll in Medicare as soon as they turn 65.

Appointments with volunteer SHIIP counselors are available at Great River Medical Center. To make an appointment, please call 319-768-3342.