Did you know that you are first eligible to sign up for Medicare 3 months before you turn 65? You may be eligible to get Medicare earlier if you have a disability, End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD), or ALS… Read More
Ambulances are vehicles that transport patients to and from medical facilities, like hospitals. Ambulances are medically equipped and staffed by professionals like EMTs or paramedics. Click this link to better understand how Medicare covers transportation in ambulances.
Do you need help with Medicare costs? Medicare Savings Programs (MSPs) are state programs that assist you with paying your Medicare costs. To qualify for an MSP, you must meet your state’s income and asset limits. Contact SHINE… Read More
SHINE counselor, Lynn Medini, celebrated 9 years of service; she’ll be retiring from her volunteer role in May. When approaching turning 65, Lynn attended a SHINE-hosted Medicare presentation and soon followed up on how to become a SHINE-trained… Read More
On April 18, the Area Agency on Aging for Southwest Florida honored those committed to their volunteer role with Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders (SHINE); a free, unbiased Medicare education and counseling program. The importance of their… Read More
Navigating Medicare can be complicated, but trained volunteers can help by answering questions and providing personalized guidance to those who need it. We want your help to support members of your community as they enroll in Medicare for… Read More