Sep 04, 2020 1:44 PM

Medicare Basics workshop offered later this month

Posted Sep 04, 2020 1:44 PM

K-State Research and Extension is offering a free, educational Medicare Basics: New to Medicare workshop online Sept. 15.

The workshop, conducted via Zoom, is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Sept. 15.

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 educator Deb Wood, CFP®, Central Kansas District, who is a SHICK counselor. 

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.