The Essex County Office for the Aging, NY Connects, the New York State Wide Senior Action Council and the New York State Association of Area Agencies on Aging will be sponsoring an educational event on Wednesday, Oct. 5, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Essex County Public Safety Building in Lewis.
This event will educate seniors and professionals on the changes in Medicare and the Health Care System. Speakers will present information on EPIC, Patients Rights, Quality of Care Issues, The Affordable Care Act, Extra Help and Medicare Savings Programs. A light lunch will be served at 1 p.m.
The Essex County Office for the Aging will also have Health Insurance Counselors available after lunch to compare your current coverage with your 2012 coverage. If you are interested in this, please bring along all of your insurance cards and a current list of your medications. Reservations are required as space is limited. If you are interested in attending, please contact Krissy Leerkes at the Essex County Office for the Aging at 873-3695.