Demystifying Medicare Presentations

Demystifying Medicare is now available in an audio format!

You can now access the Demystifying Medicare presentation on your own time with these audio recordings! 

Feel free to listen at your own pace and pause or rewind any of the audio chapters if you need to. Technical questions can be directed towards outreach@wlsmail.org.

Questions about Medicare and other Senior Benefits can be addressed to the SBIC helpline at 914-231-3260 or 

SBICS@wlsmail.org.

Questions for the presenter can be left at 914-231-3236 or SBICmedia@gmail.com.

Julie Woodward, presenter of Demystifying Medicare

Please download and print these two handouts, as you’ll find it easier to use them in hard-copy than on screen.

These handouts are also available for download but will not be used during the audio chapters.

Click the image below to open the presentation PDF, so you can keep track of where you are as you listen to each chapter of audio. There are also clickable links in this PDF that you may want to use.

2020 Dates for Demystifying Medicare

This presentation of the library system’s Westchester Seniors Out Speaking is perfect for anyone trying to navigate their way through our complicated healthcare system for older adults. It will help those who already have Medicare, as well as people soon to be 65, planning their retirement, or assisting relatives and friends with their medical decisions. The engaging, interactive program outlines the various parts of Medicare and lays out the costs associated with the medical and drug insurance provided by the government and private companies. Topics include: Original Medicare Medicare Advantage Plans Prescription drug plans (Part D) Medigaps (supplemental plans) Various cost-saving programs (MSPs, Extra Help, EPIC, etc.)  NOTE: Pre-registration is requested.

 

Upcoming In-Person Presentations:

MONTROSE 4/19 POSTPONED to October 4th below
 
IRVINGTON POSTPONED (DATE TBA)
 
SHRUB OAK 4/25 POSTPONED (DATE TBA)
 
ARMONK 4/26 POSTPONED to September 20th below 
 
YONKERS WILL LIBRARY 4/27 POSTPONED to June 1st below
 
PELHAM 4/30 POSTPONED to May 28th below
 
ARDSLEY POSTPONED (DATE TBA)
 
CROTON POSTPONED (DATE TBA)
 
SOMERS POSTPONED to July 14th below
 
OSSINING POSTPONED to September 16th below
 
NEW ROCHELLE POSTPONED (DATE TBA)
 
PELHAM POSTPONED to September 24th below
 
HARRISON POSTPONED (DATE TBA)
 
YONKERS POSTPONED (DATE TBA)
 
SOUTH SALEM CANCELED
 
SOMERS CANCELED
 
OSSINING – Wednesday, Sept. 16th, 4:45 – 8:45 pm
Ossining Public Library, Downstairs Lobby
53 Croton Ave., Ossining, NY 10562
Pre-registration requested at: (914) 231-3236
 
ARMONK Sunday, Sept. 20th, 1 – 4 pm
North Castle Public Library
19 Whippoorwill Road East, Armonk, NY 10504
Pre-registration requested at: (914) 273-3887 ext. 3
 
PELHAM – Thursday, Sept. 24th, 6 – 9 pm
Town of Pelham Public Library
530 Colonial Ave., Pelham, NY 10803
Pre-registration requested at: (914) 738-1234
 
NORTH SALEM Saturday, Oct. 3rd, 10 am – 1 pm
Ruth Keeler Memorial Library
276 Titicus Rd, North Salem, NY 10560
Pre-registration requested at: (914) 669-5161 or email keelerlibrary@wlsmail.org
 
MONTROSE – Sunday, Oct. 4th, 1:15 – 4:15 pm
Hendrick Hudson Free Library
185 Kings Ferry Road, Montrose, NY 10548
Please register at 914-739-5654
 
SOMERS Saturday, Nov. 14th, 1 – 4 pm
Somers Library
82 Primrose Street, Katonah, NY 10536
Pre-registration requested at: (914) 232–5717 or online at
https://www.somerslibrary.org/eventstart.asp

 

Past Presentations:

PLEASANTVILLE – Sunday, Sept. 15th, 1:30 – 4:30 pm
Mount Pleasant Public Library
350 Bedford Rd, Pleasantville, NY 10570
Pre-registration requested at:  (914) 231-3236
 
KATONAH – Saturday, Sept. 21st, 10 am – 1 pm
Katonah Village Library
26 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536
Pre-registration requested at: (914) 231-3236
 
MONTROSE – Sunday, Sept. 22nd, 1:30–4:30 pm
Hendrick Hudson Free Library
185 Kings Ferry Road, Montrose, NY 10548
Please register at 914-739-5654
 
WHITE PLAINS – Thursday, Sept. 26th,  6-9 pm    
White Plains Public Library, Community Room
100 Martine Ave., White Plains, NY 10601
Pre-registration requested at: (914) 231-3236
 
EASTCHESTER Wednesday, Oct. 2nd, 5:45-8:45 pm
Eastchester Public Library
11 Oakridge Place, Eastchester, NY 10709
Pre-registration requested at: (914) 231-3236
 
LEWISBORO – Saturday, Oct. 5th, 10 am – 1 pm
Lewisboro Library
15 Main  St., South Salem, NY 10590
Pre-registration requested at: (914) 875-9004 or at www.lewisborolibrary.org
 
YONKERS – Sunday, Oct. 6th, 1-4 pm
Grinton I. Will Library (Flynn Room)
1500 Central Park Ave., Yonkers, NY 10710
Pre-registration requested at: (914) 231-3236
 
PHELPS Tuesday, Oct. 8th, 6–9 pm
Phelps Hospital
701 N. Broadway, Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591
Pre-registration requested at: (914) 366-3937
 
ARDSLEY – Thursday, Oct. 10th, 6:30 – 9:30 pm
Town of Greenburgh Multipurpose Center
11 Olympic Lane, NY 10502
Pre-registration requested at: (914) 231-3236
 
PEEKSKILL – Thursday, Oct. 17th, 6 – 9 pm
Peekskill Senior Center
4 Nelson Ave, NY 10566
Pre-registration requests at: (914) 231-3236
 
CROTON – Saturday, Oct. 19th, 10 am – 1 pm
Croton Rec Department, Kellerhouse Municipal Building Rec Rm
1 Van Wyck St., Croton-on-Hudson, NY 10520
Pre-registration requested at: (914) 271-3006
 
HARRISON – Sunday, Oct. 20th, 1:30 – 4:30 pm
Harrison Public Library, Halperin Building
2 Bruce Avenue, Harrison, NY 10528
Pre-registration requested at: (914) 835-0324 ext. 3
 
PELHAM – Monday, Oct. 21st, 6-9 pm
Town of Pelham Public Library
530 Colonial Ave., Pelham, NY 10803
Pre-registration requested at: (914) 738-1234
 
NORTH SALEM Saturday, Oct. 26th, 10 am – 1 pm
Ruth Keeler Memorial Library
276 Titicus Rd, North Salem, NY 10560
Pre-registration requested at: (914) 669-5161 or email keelerlibrary@wlsmail.org
 
ARMONK Sunday, Oct. 27th, 1:30 – 4:30 pm
North Castle Public Library
19 Whippoorwill Road East, Armonk, NY 10504
Pre-registration requested at: (914) 273-3887 ext. 3
 
IRVINGTON – Saturday, Nov. 2nd, 1-4 pm
Irvington Public Library
12 South Astor St., Irvington, NY 10533
Pre-registration requested at:  (914) 231-3236
 
YONKERS – Sunday, Nov. 3rd, 1-4 pm
Grinton I. Will Library (Flynn Room)
1500 Central Park Ave., Yonkers, NY 10710
Pre-registration requested at: (914) 231-3236
 
VALHALLA – Sunday, Nov. 10th, 1-4 pm
Mount Pleasant Community Center
125 Lozza Drive, Valhalla, NY 10595
Pre-registration requested at:  (914) 231-3236
 
SHRUB OAK – Sunday, Nov. 17th, 12:30-3:30 pm
John C. Hart Memorial Library
1130 Main St., Shrub Oak, NY 10588
Pre-registration requested at: (914) 245-5262 ext. 227