Get help with Medicare and retirement planning at the library

September 28, 2017
Spokane, WA – Spokane County Library District announces information and assistance sessions for seniors, those with senior family members, and anyone looking toward retirement.
We’ve partnered with the Spokane Elder Resource Team for five weeks of professional and comprehensive information sessions, at no cost to the public, covering often confusing topics, such as Medicare, Social Security, long-term care, and estate planning.
 
Session 1: The Big Picture
Argonne Library: Wed, Oct 11, 6–7pm
North Spokane Library: Thu, Oct 12, 6–7pm

Session 2: Long Term Care
Argonne Library: Wed, Oct 18, 6–7pm
North Spokane Library: Thu, Oct 19, 6–7pm

Session 3: Medicaid Asset Preservation Strategies
Argonne Library: Wed, Oct 25, 6–7pm
North Spokane Library: Thu, Oct 26, 6–7pm

Session 4: Preparing For a Secure Financial Future
Argonne Library: Wed, Nov 1, 6–7pm
North Spokane Library: Thu, Nov 2, 6–7pm

Session 5: Real Estate Planning
Argonne Library: Wed, Nov 8, 6–7pm
North Spokane Library: Thu, Nov 9, 6–7pm
 
Reviewing Medicare plan options can save beneficiaries money. Aging & Long Term Care of Eastern Washington (ALTCEW) and Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisors (SHIBA) are providing personalized help that takes the individual’s needs into consideration, just in time for open enrollment. Assistance is free and non-biased.
The following are the locations, days, and times for the Medicare Open Enrollment Assistance programs.
 
Cheney Library: Friday, Oct 27, 1–4pm
Argonne Library: Friday, Nov 3, 1–4pm
North Spokane Library: Monday, Nov 6, 1–4pm
Deer Park Library: Friday, Nov 17, 1–4pm
Spokane Valley Library: Friday, Dec 1, 1–4pm

 
For more information about these programs, please visit www.scld.org/senior-planning
 
 
Spokane County Library District provides resources and opportunities for a community to learn, work, create, and thrive together. The District operates 11 libraries throughout Spokane County that include Airway Heights, Argonne, Cheney, Deer Park, Fairfield, Medical Lake, Moran Prairie, North Spokane, Otis Orchards, Spokane Valley, and The BookEnd. Through a reciprocal agreement with Spokane Public Library and Liberty Lake Municipal Library, library services are provided at no charge to residents of each these service areas.
 
For more information on our libraries or programs, please visit www.scld.org or call 509.893.8200.
 
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Contact:
Jane Baker, Communication & Development Officer
jbaker@scld.org, (509) 893-8205