AGE of Central Texas will host the free caregiver support seminar “Medicare/Medicaid Updates – Insurance Options for Seniors” on Saturday, Nov. 12. Part of the on-going workshop series to help family members effectively care for an older loved one, the free seminar will be held from 10 a.m. to noon at the AGE Building at 3710 Cedar St. in Austin.
Barbara Fountain from the Texas Health & Human Services Commission will discuss updates and changes to Medicare and Medicaid that could affect individuals during this year’s open enrollment. The annual Fall Open Enrollment period runs from Oct. 15 through Dec. 7 for new coverage that takes effect on Jan. 1, 2017.
Registration for the caregiver seminar is free, but space is limited. To register, call 512-600-9275 or visit www.tinyurl.com/AgeNovember2016.
AGE of Central Texas is a regional non-profit organization that tackles the challenges of aging with expert solutions. AGE serves older adults and caregivers through adult day health care, caregiver education and resources, early memory loss support, health equipment lending, and peer-based computer classes for seniors. AGE has been serving older adults and those who care for them since 1986.
For more information on the programs and resources provided by AGE of Central Texas, visit www.AGEofCentralTX.org or call 512-451-4611.