The Council on Aging of Buncombe County to offer free classes on Medicare

Press release from the 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 August – September 2019. The classes will explain how Medicare works, the enrollment process, how to avoid penalties, and ways to save money.

The classes are free and open to the public.

Residents who are 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:  August – September 2019

August 6, 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. PM A-B Tech Madison, 4646 US Hwy 25-70, Marshall

August 21, 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. PM Blue Ridge Health, 2579 Chimney Rock Rd, Hendersonville

August 23, 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. Goodwill, 1616 Patton Ave, Asheville

August 28, 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 150 Brian Berg Dr, Brevard

September 5, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Reuter YMCA, 3 Town Square Blvd, Asheville

September 13, 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. OLLI/Reuter Center, UNCA, One University Heights, Asheville

September 17, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m  Woodfin YMCA, 40 N Merrimon Ave #101, Asheville

September 20, 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. Goodwill, 1616 Patton Ave, Asheville

September 25, 2 p.m.- 4 p.m.Black Mountain YMCA, 25 Jane Jacobs Rd, Black Mountain

October 1, 2 p.m.- 4 p.m. Ferguson YMCA, 31 Westridge Market Pl, Candler

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