Walk-ins welcome for Medicare counseling

BERLIN — A ServiceLink representative will be in Androscoggin Valley Hospital’s Mount Adams Room to offer free and confidential Medicare counseling to beneficiaries on Wednesday, Jan. 10, from 10 a.m. to noon.

Common questions about Medicare include how early retirement might impact eligibility for Medicare benefits, enrolling in a Medicare prescription drug plan and spousal coverage for insurance.

Walk-ins are welcome and no appointment is required. Medicare counseling is held on the second Wednesday of every month. For more information call Gisele McKenzie, Androscoggin Valley Hospital customer service manager at (603) 326-5660 or Paul Robitaille of ServiceLink at (603) 752-6407.

The Coös County ServiceLink Resource Center is located at 610 Sullivan St. in Berlin and open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information or to schedule an appointment at the Berlin office, call (603) 752-6407.

Coös County Aging & Disability Resource Counseling at ServiceLink served more than 4,766 contacts with detailed information about benefits, programs, and resources with over $138,288 in saving to clients in Coös County. That included 675 Medicare and 614 Medicaid contacts, where our highly skilled staff is able to help people navigate their way through the confusing decisions about benefits and eligibility, in order to make the best decisions possible for themselves.

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