Council on Aging of Buncombe County schedules Medicare classes

Press release from Council on Aging of Buncombe County:

The Council on Aging of Buncombe County, in conjunction with the N.C. Department of Insurance’s Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP), announces its classes “Introduction to Medicare – Understanding the Puzzle” for January – March 2022.  The classes will explain how Medicare works, the enrollment process, how to avoid penalties, and ways to save money.

The classes are held either via Zoom or in-person, as noted below, and are free and open to the public.

Anyone who is new to Medicare, caregivers, and others who help senior citizens with their Medicare insurance should consider attending this informative class.  The information presented is unbiased and accurate.  No products are sold, recommended, or endorsed.

To register, visit the Council on Aging of Buncombe County’s website ( or call the Council on Aging at 828-277-8288.

Medicare Classes:  October – December 2021

Wednesday, January 19, 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm   (Webinar via Zoom)

Wednesday, February 9, 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm   (Webinar via Zoom)

Thursday, February 24, 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm    (Webinar via Zoom)

Friday, March 11, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm  OLLI/Reuter Center, UNCA, 300 Campus View   Road, Asheville (in-person)

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