Get the word on Medicare

People who are turning 65 soon and want to know more about Medicare can attend free classes hosted by Sound Outreach and the Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisors (SHIBA) that are scheduled for three branches of the Pierce County Library System.

Topics to be covered include Medicare Parts A and B, Medicare supplement and Medicare Advantage plans, Part D prescription drug plans, Medicare and employer insurance, and when to sign up for Medicare

The classes are scheduled for 1:30 to 4 p.m. on:

  • Feb. 4 at the Bonney Lake branch, located at 18501 90th St. E.
  • March 4 at the Fife branch, 6622 20th St. E.

A question-and-answer session will follow each presentation.

The events are sponsored by SHIBA, a free service of the state insurance commissioner.