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Mar 16

Caregiver Learning Workshops: What Do Family Caregivers Need To Know About Medicare?

Thursday, March 16

Medicare card and stethoscope on workbench.
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NDSU Extension and SDSU Extension will host a free virtual Caregiver Learning Workshop about Medicare options for family caregivers on March 16, 2023, starting at 12:00 p.m. CST (11:00 a.m. MT).

Family caregivers face many challenges and often do not know where to turn for help. To help connect family caregivers with the information and services they need, NDSU Extension and SDSU Extension collaborate to offers Caregiver Learning Workshops. This series includes three workshops offered in January, February and March. These workshops are hosted via Zoom over the lunch hour, so that working caregivers might have a better opportunity to participate. In addition to individual participants, efforts will be made to recruit individuals and organizations to host watch parties so that individuals without access to the internet can watch the workshops.

What Do Family Caregivers Need To Know About Medicare?

Presented by Karri Morris, Medicare Manager, North Dakota Insurance Department.

Workshop Summary

This presentation will increase family caregiver knowledge about Medicare. They will learn how to enroll in Medicare, how to make changes to their plan, and about programs available to cover costs associated with Medicare. Attendees will learn the answers to common questions that family caregivers have about Medicare. By the end of the presentation, attendees will have greater knowledge about the resources available to help them understand and sign up for Medicare benefits.

Workshop Objectives

  1. Increase knowledge about Medicare.
  2. Answer frequently asked questions about Medicare.
  3. Identify assistance options to help sign up for and afford Medicare.

Registration

Use the form below to register by March 16, 2023 as an individual attendee or as a watch party host. For more information about this workshop, or questions about hosting a watch party, contact Leacey Brown, SDSU Extension Gerontology Field Specialist, at 605-394-1722 or leacey.brown@sdstate.edu.

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