Mercy Medical Center Announces FREE Medicare Education Programs in April - Mercy Medical Center

Mercy Medical Center Announces FREE Medicare Education Programs in April

Posted on: March 29, 2018

Mercy Medical Center Senior Friends is offering the following FREE Medicare programs throughout the month of April:

~ Welcome to Medicare Webinars

Wednesday, April 4th, 4 p.m. & Wednesday, April 18th, 6 p.m.

The Ohio Department of Insurance offers monthly Welcome to Medicare online webinars. Register at For more information, contact the Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program (OSHIIP) at 1-800-686-1578 or e-mail

~ Medicare Options Event

Tuesday, April 10th, 9 a.m. – Mercy Hall Auditorium, 1320 Mercy Dr., N.W., Canton

This event, designed to help seniors choose the right Medicare Plan, will begin with a Medicare overview by Terri Gursky, Mercy’s Medicare Specialist and Stark County OSHIIP (Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program) Coordinator.  Guests may also compare the cost, coverage and convenience of several Medicare Advantage Plans in one location. No reservations are required. Refreshments will be served.

~ Stark County Welcome to Medicare 2018

Monday, April 23th, 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. – Mercy Hall Auditorium

Although open to anyone with questions or concerns about Medicare, this program is most helpful to those people turning 65 in 2018. The Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program, OSHIIP, a Division of the Ohio Department of Insurance, presenter is Becky Hayward. Refreshments provided by Brewster Parke and Bel Air Senior Living Community. Reservations are requested. To RSVP, please call Mercy Healthcare Connection at 330-489-1333 or 1-800-223-8662.

Mercy Medical Center has partnered with the Ohio Department of Insurance (ODI) to be your local Stark County OSHIIP site.  A free service, OSHIIP is a part of ODI and provides unbiased information and counseling to people covered by Medicare.

For more information, or to set up a one-on-one session with Mercy’s State certified Medicare counselor, please call Mercy Senior Friends at 330-489-1215.  The Stark County OSHIIP site is located inside the Mercy Senior Friends office at Mercy Medical Center.

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