May 23, 2020 4:35 PM

Medicare Basics workshop offered

Posted May 23, 2020 4:35 PM

Need a good introduction to Medicare? K-State Research and Extension has you covered!

K-State Research and Extension is offering a free, educational, Medicare Basics: New to Medicare workshop online via Zoom on June 4 at 6:30pm.

Learn the basics of Medicare, including eligibility, how and when to apply, costs, what is covered by the various parts, and how to fill the gaps. Programs available to assist low-income individuals will also be discussed.

Anyone interested in learning more about the Medicare maze would benefit from the program, particularly those who are nearing age 65 or who help aging parents with insurance and financial matters.

The program is presented by extension educators Deb Wood, CFP®, Central Kansas District, and Susie Latta, Marshall County, who are SHICK counselors. 

Registration is required to obtain the Zoom link to participate in the program. Register online at

A flyer with more information is located on Central Kansas District website at, or call 785-309-5850.