There are important decisions that need to be made when you become eligible for Medicare.

There are important decisions that need to be made when you become eligible for Medicare.

Making the wrong decision can lead to not having any or enough health care coverage and financial penalties. The Senior LinkAge Line® through the Minnesota River Area Agency on Aging® (MNRAAA) is sponsoring an educational presentation for people who will soon be eligible for Medicare. Participants will learn the basics of Medicare and their coverage options in Minnesota. They will also learn how to research these options using non-biased tools, such as the Medicare website.

The first presentation will be held in Dawson at the Dawson Public Library from 1:30pm to 3:30pm on Thursday, September 27. The second presentation will be held in Madison at the Madison Public Library from 5:30pm to 7:30pm on Thursday, September 27.

The Senior LinkAge Line® is a free statewide service of the Minnesota Board on Aging and Area Agencies on Aging. The Senior LinkAge Line® is the federally-designated State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) for Minnesota and is the place to call for Medicare and health insurance issues. Call 1-800-333-2433 for assistance or go to www.MinnesotaHelp.info® to chat live with a Senior LinkAge Line® specialist.

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