Education & Outreach
The Area IV Agency on Aging offers a variety of educational sessions free to the public. These sessions include Welcome to Medicare, Stepping On, Medicare Open Enrollment, and many others.
Welcome To Medicare
Need help with the Medicare Maze? The State Health Insurance Program (SHIP) offers benefit counseling to Medicare beneficiaries and their families/caregivers. SHIP counselors provide education to empower beneficiaries to make informed decisions.
Area IV Agency on Aging SHIP Counselors are trained in Medicare eligibility, benefits, and coverage options. SHIP counselors are not connected with any insurance company and are not licensed to sell insurance. SHIP counselors can assist you with:
- Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Plan comparisons
- Supplemental (Medigap) Insurance
- Medicare Advantage Health Plans
- Related types of health insurance benefits including Medicaid
Area IV Agency on Aging Survey
Take our Area IV Agency on Aging survey to help us identify aging services you feel are needed in our community.