Medicare Assistance

For questions and concerns regarding Medicare, health care fraud and abuse, long-term care counseling and more, contact Senior Linkage Line – a state service that connects older Minnesotans and their families with the help they need at 1-800-333-2433. Please note that Saint Peter Senior Center is no longer a walk-in counseling site effective January 1, 2020.

Upcoming Medicare Programs

Welcome to Medicare 

Learning what to do when you become eligible for Medicare can seem overwhelming. This class is for those eligible for Medicare and family members. Topics will include a comprehensive introductions to Medicare including what Medicare covers, supplemental insurance and Part D prescription coverage. During the class, you will learn the Medicare enrollment details, how to get the most from your benefits and how to research your Medicare plan options.

Staff Member, Senior Linkage Line 

Thu., Aug. 27, 2–4 p.m., SPCC Rm. 217, Free. 

Prepare for Medicare in 2021

New to Medicare or need a refresher for upcoming changes? In Prepare for Medicare 2021, you will learn all about the basics of Medicare, supplemental plans and what Medicare does and does not cover. Information about Medicare advantage plans, prescription plans and identifying which plan works best for you will also be covered. Learn also how fitness programs – like PALS – may be covered!

Nelson Schmidt, Jr. Blue Cross MN Consultant.

Tue., Oct. 13, 11 a.m.–12:30 a.m., SPCC Rm. 217, Free.