Medicare Counseling

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Free Medicare Counseling and More

Tuesdays, September 13, October 11 and November 8, and Wednesday, September 28
Tuesdays, December 13, January 10 and February 14, and Wednesdays, January 25 and February 22

Bill Emmons and Dick Neville are counselors trained by CHOICES, the State of Connecticut program which recruits and trains volunteers to provide Medicare education in their communities. People getting ready to go on Medicare find this session especially useful. All programs are offered free of charge to New Canaan residents and Town employees. Call 203-594- 3620 to schedule your  appointment. No drop-ins please.


 Medicare’s Part D Annual Enrollment Period: October 15 – December 7

     This is your once-a-year chance to reevaluate and perhaps change your prescription drug plan for 2017. Your prescription needs may have changed and, as we have learned in the past, the prescription drug plans take this opportunity to make significant changes to their rules, formularies and pricing. The plan that was best for you this year might not be best for you next year. The only way to know is to use Medicare’s Prescription Drug Plan Finder located at Medicare.gov on the internet. Our counselors will be happy to run this program for you. Just call 203-594-3620 after October 1st and schedule a one hour meeting.
Last year our Counselors met with 472 people; 185 of those people changed their plans saving a total of $348,245!