Great River Medical Center to Host Welcome to Medicare Seminar

The Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) will present a Welcome to Medicare seminar at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28, at Great River Medical Center. It will cover Medicare Parts A and B benefits, prescription drug benefits (Part D), Medicare Advantage plans and Medicare supplement insurance.

The two-hour seminar will be in the Oak Room on the lower level of the hospital, 1221 S. Gear Ave., West Burlington, Iowa. The reservation deadline is Thursday, Jan. 23. 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.