Medicare open enrollment assistance events will be held Tuesday, Oct. 17, and Wednesday, Nov. 8.
U.S. Rep. Kevin Yoder, R-3rd Dist., will sponsor these events.
The Oct. 17 event will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Olathe Community Center, and the Nov. 8 event will be from 9 a.m. to noon at the West Wyandotte Library, 1737 N. 82nd St., Kansas City, Kansas.
Volunteers from the Senior Health Insurance Counseling for Kansas (SHICK) program will attend to give one-on-one help to seniors who have questions or who want to make changes to their plans.
The Medicare Open Enrollment Period extends from Oct. 15 through Dec. 7. Medicare beneficiaries who wish to make changes or enroll for the first time need to bring their Medicare card, any current prescriptions (including dosage and frequency), and a list of preferred pharmacies. The event is free and open to the public.
For more information, contact Rep. Yoder’s district office in Overland Park at 913-621-0832.