Reading, PA—Are you turning 65 in 2017? If so, you might have questions about your retirement benefits. Berks Encore APPRISE counselors offer monthly sessions called “Your Retirement, Your Benefits,” a step by step educational program that will give you the knowledge you need to access your benefits.
The sessions will provide participants with the basics of Medicare, including how to enroll, how to supplement Medicare benefits, what Medicare coverage will cost and what financial assistance is available. Sessions will also cover basics of Social Security.
Available seminar dates and locations for 2017:
Jan. 30 – Country Meadows, 1800 Tulpehocken RoadFeb. 27 – Keystone Villa, 501 Hoch Road, BlandonMarch 27 – Reading Hospital, 5th Ave Conference Center, 5:30-7 p.m.April 17 – Rittenhouse Senior Living, 2900 Lawn TerraceMay 22 – Berks Encore-Fleetwood Center, 109 W. Vine StreetJune 26 – HealthSouth Reading Rehabilitation Hospital, 1623 Morgantown RoadJuly 31 – Reading Hospital, 5th Ave Conference Center, 5:30-7 p.m.Aug. 28 – Keystone Villa, 1180 Ben Franklin Highway, DouglassvilleSept. 25 – The Highlands at Wyomissing, 2000 Cambridge AvenueOctober 12 (Thursday) – Penn State Health St Joseph Medical Center,2500 Bernville Road
All sessions take place from 6:30 to 8 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Sessions are free but require registration. To register for a “Your Retirement, Your Benefits” education session or for more information, please call (610) 374-3195, x208.
APPRISE is a free health insurance counseling program to help Pennsylvania Medicare recipients understand their benefits. Berks Encore APPRISE counselors are available year-round to offer friendly, unbiased information and advice.
To schedule a private appointment with a Berks Encore counselor, call 610-374-3195, x208, or email [email protected]. Appointments can be made at any of Berks Encore’s six centers.
If your retiree, employee, church, or community group is interested in an educational session, please contact Kaitlin Becker, APPRISE Coordinator, at 610-374-3195, x216 or via email at [email protected] to schedule a presentation.