Medicare 101 to be presented on Facebook Live

A Care Connection for Aging Services “Medicare 101” workshop will take place during Facebook Live sessions at noon on Mondays, beginning April 20, while the senior centers are closed to the public.

The sessions will be free and open to the public at the Care Connection for Aging Services Facebook page,

Medicare 101 is aimed at adults who are new to Medicare or preparing for retirement. The one-hour workshop will cover benefits, premiums, deductibles and copayments, as well as the differences in Parts A, B, C, and D.

The workshop also covers how individuals may qualify for assistance in paying for prescriptions and medical care. Participants will learn about prescription drug plans, supplemental insurance and Medicare Advantage plans.

Reservations can by emailing or calling1-800-748-7826.

Care Connection does not sell insurance and will not recommend a particular plan.

Care Connection, a non-profit area agency on aging serving West Central Missouri, operates 22 locations in 13 counties: Bates, Benton, Carroll, Cedar, Chariton, Henry, Hickory, Johnson, Lafayette, Pettis, Saline, St. Clair, and Vernon. Its mission is to provide opportunities to create positive aging experiences. For more information, call 1-800-748-7826 or visit