These free informative sessions outline the Medicare insurance options that Seniors 65 and older will be required to understand and make choices during the end-of-the-year open enrollment for their 2025 insurance needs. Of note, these sessions will cover:

  • the basics on Medicare Parts A, B, C, and D
  • how to use EPIC for even greater savings
  • details about Medigap insurance, cost sharing and preventative benefits
  • tips on how to get ready to enroll in Medicare Part D 2025, which will take place from Oct. 15 to Dec.  7

2024 Workshop session dates

  • Sept. 26
  • Oct.16
  • Nov. 19
  • Dec. 4

Time: 10 a.m. to noon

County Office Building, Eight Floor Conference Room
9 South First Avenue
Mount Vernon, NY 10550

Speaker: A social case worker from the Westchester County Department of Senior Programs and Services

To register or learn more, call the Medicare Information Line at (914) 813-6100. We encourage you to register early as classes fill up quickly.

Virtual Medicare Basics Presentations (NYS Office of the Aging)
The Virtual Medicare Basics Presentations covers information on Medicare enrollment, cost-sharing, Medicare Advantage, Part D and low income subsidy programs. Watch the presentation.

Virtual “Demystifying Medicare” Workshops (Westchester Library System)
Presented in audio chapters, in which the audience can move at their own pace and refer to downloadable handouts. Watch the presentation

Additional money-saving programs:

NYS myBenefits
Personal tool for financial, health, prescription and other savings programs.

Social Security Administration
Get extra help with Medicare prescription drug plan costs using Prescription Help. Use the button, "Apply for extra help with Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Costs."

Elderly Pharmaceutical Insurance Coverage.
A New York State sponsored program that provides savings on prescription drugs.
Access the Federal government's Medicare site or call the helpline at (800) 633-4227.