"When I'm 64…" Educational Series Provides Insight to Older Adults Planning for Medicare Benefits

Updated 8/31/2018 7:04 AM

The Barrington Area Council on Aging will host its "When I'm 64" educational series designed to assist older adults planning for Medicare benefits, Mondays, Sept. 10-24, at the Barrington Area Library, 505 N. Northwest Highway, Barrington, beginning at 7 p.m. The series is free but registration is required.

On Monday, Sept. 10, Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital's Senior Services Coordinator and Senior Health Insurance Program (SHIP) Counselor Susan Grossinger will teach older adults the basics of Medicare planning, how to enroll and the scope of coverage.


On Monday, Sept. 17, NeuroBalance Center founder Joy Wagner, will lead a discussion on how to stay active and healthy and the causes of imbalance and weakness.

On Monday, Sept. 24, insurance specialist Nancy Anderson will help older adults better understand Medicare supplement coverage, while BACOA social service coordinator and SHIP counselor Diane Vos Hansen will educate older adults about Medicare Advantage plans.

Register today by calling either BACOA at 847-381-5030 or the Barrington Area Library at (847) 382-1300.