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Welcome to Medicare

Free

with Southern Maine Agency on Aging

Calendar Next available session starts Dec 6, 2022 at 5 pm

Do you or a loved one need help understanding your options with Medicare? Did you know there are two ways to get your Medicare: Original Medicare and Medicare Advantage? When should you take Part A, Part B? Do I need a Medigap (supplement) Plan, a Prescription Drug Plan (Part D)? If these questions pique your interest, then this course is for you.   Sponsored by the Southern Maine Agency on Aging (SMAA), this course is generously offered free of charge.  Donations to SMAA are always gratefully accepted.  Only one section is required.

Instructor: SMAA, Certified SMP/SHIP
Section 1: Tuesday, 9/6 , 5:00 - 6:30 PM
Section 2: Tuesday, 10/4, 5:00 - 6:30 PM
Section 3: Tuesday, 11/1, 5:00 - 6:30 PM
Section 4: Tuesday, 12/6, 5:00 - 6:30 PM

Location: Virtual/Zoom
Fee: Free 

Adulting 101 - Money

Free

with Jessica Whittier

Calendar Next available session starts Dec 6, 2022 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Adulting is tough. Money and finances can be some of the trickiest yet unavoidable parts of adulthood. Whether you’ve been Adulting for decades or are just getting started you’ll learn something new and useful in this session. The workshop will cover the basics of banking, spending plans, credit scores and useful tools and apps available to make the whole Adulting thing a little bit easier. Prior to the start of this class the instructor will send a link to join and any additional supporting materials.

Presenter: Jessica Whittier, College Access Counselor with FAME
Tuesday, 12/6, 6:30 – 8:00 PM
Location: Virtual/Zoom 
Fee: Free

Making Smarter Medicare Choices

Free

with Southern Maine Agency on Aging

Calendar Next available session starts Dec 13, 2022 at 5 pm

This second part to the Welcome to Medicare course will cover the most used tool Medicare.Gov, the eMedicare Plan Finder.  This online web portal allows you to search approved Medicare Advantage plans (MAPS) and all the Prescription Drug Plans (PDPs) that are available to you in your area by name, lowest cost, and more.  This course will also show you how to create your own My Medicare account with an in-depth review of the features and functionality of the eMedicare Plan Finder.  This course is generously offered free of charge by the Southern Maine Agency on Aging, donations to SMAA are always gratefully accepted.  Only one section is required.  

Instructor: SMAA, Certified SMP/SHIP
Section 1: Tuesday, 10/11, 5:00 - 6:30 PM
Section 2: Tuesday, 11/8, 5:00 - 6:30 PM
Section 3: Tuesday, 12/13, 5:00 - 6:30 PM 


Location: Virtual/Zoom
Fee: Free

Managing Student Loan Repayment

Free

with Jessica Whittier

Calendar Next available session starts Dec 15, 2022 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Managing Student Loan Repayment - From Recent Graduates to Repayment Pros
Would you like to know more about the options available to you when paying back your student loans?  Would you like to learn more about how to consolidate loans to make repayment smoother? Whether you have recently graduated from college or have been repaying your students loans for a long time, join us to learn how to best manage your student loan repayment. In this workshop we’ll discuss federal and private student loan repayment as well as Public Service Loan Forgiveness for federal student loans. We’ll share the necessary resources for successful student loan repayment – including an overview of federal student loan consolidation and private education loan refinancing. Bring your questions and join Jessica Whittier for this 1-hour virtual workshop. Prior to start of this class the instructor will send a link to join and any additional supporting materials.

Presenter: Jessica Whittier, College Access Counselor with FAME
Monday, 12/15, 6:30 – 7:30 PM
Location: Virtual/Zoom
Fee: Free





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