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

Mercy Medical Center Announces FREE Medicare Education Programs in September

Posted on: September 14, 2018

Mercy Medical Center Senior Friends invites the community to the following FREE Medicare programs throughout the month of September:

~ Medicare Options Event

Tuesday, August 18th, 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’sState Certified Medicare counselor 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, Sept. 20th, 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 Sarah Florimonte. 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 on these programs, 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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