Libraries of Eastern Oregon will offer free programs on Medicare information and benefits this week in Hermiston and Umatilla.
The "Are you ready for Medicare?" presentation will be offered at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Hermiston Public Library, 235 E. Gladys Ave., and 10 a.m. Thursday at the Umatilla Public Library, 700 Sixth St.
The 90-minute programs will include presentations by representatives from Oregon's State Health Insurance Benefits Association followed by question-and-answer sessions.
Topics include how to get Medicare, deadlines to buy insurance or prescription drug coverage, working after becoming Medicare eligible, comparing Medicare supplemental policies, evaluating longterm care insurance and the latest developments in the Medicare program.
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