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Medicare seminar series to begin this week at Senior Services Plus


From Illinois Business Journal news services

ALTON – Senior Services Plus is hosting an educational Medicare seminar every Thursday in August. These seminars are free to the public. Medicare beneficiaries, working professionals, students, and anyone interested in learning about Medicare are welcome to attend. No RSVP is required.

Session 1 will be held on Aug. 6 from 10 to 11 a.m. Learn about the ABC’s and D’s of Medicare, which consists of: Hospital Insurance, Medical Insurance (includes doctor visits and durable medical equipment), Medicare Supplemental Insurance Medicare Advantage plans (HMOs and PPOs), and prescription drug coverage.

Session 2 will be held on Aug. 13 from 10 to 11 a.m. With this information, an individual will understand how to access Medicare online.

Session 3 will be held on Aug. 20 from 10 to 11 a.m. Learn about Medicare and various prescription discount programs. Hear about programs that can save you money, along with tips and tools from a local pharmacist.

Session 4 will be held on Aug. 27 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Attend Medicare 101: Hear the break down of the Medicare Monster. Learn about all the parts of Medicare, ways to save money, and hear tips from a local pharmacist. This information is a good review for those who have missed the other presentations.

All sessions will be held in multipurpose room 1. Senior Services Plus is located at 2603 N. Rodgers in Alton. For more information, call (618) 465-3298 ext. 115 or visit the agency’s website,

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