Are you eligible for Medicare and curious about your plan options? Upper Cumberland SHIP (State Health Insurance Assistance Program) is conducting a series of FREE Welcome to Medicare! classes this month on May 11 from 9:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. at the Millard Oakley Library located at 107 E Main St. Livingston, TN 38570 as well as on May 21 from 9 a.m. until noon at the Art Circle Library located at 3 East St. Crossville, TN 38555. Each class will consist of training on Parts A, B, C & D, as well as Medigap policies and ways to prevent Medicare fraud.
SHIP is a federally funded program administered through the Area Agency on Aging & Disability (AAAD). Please call SHIP at 931-432-4150, visit the Upper Cumberland SHIP Facebook Page at facebook.com/UCSHIP, or email firstname.lastname@example.org to register or learn more.
SHIP (State Health Insurance Assistance Program) and SMP (Senior Medicare Patrol) are administered locally by the Upper Cumberland Development District and cover all 14 Upper Cumberland counties. SHIP/SMP representatives provide free and unbiased Medicare counseling for any questions, abuse, or concerns; they will also screen Medicare beneficiaries for Low-Income Assistance Programs. Got Medicare? Got Questions? Call SHIP at 1-877-801-0044 or 931-432-4150.
AAAD, a division of the Upper Cumberland Development District, connects older adults and adults with disabilities in the 14-county Upper Cumberland region with services and resources to improve their quality of life.