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‘Welcome to Medicare’ workshop offered

The Shepherd’s Center of Greater Winston-Salem offering an online workshop for individuals turning 65 (as well as those who already have Medicare) to learn about the different insurance options available, including “Original Medicare,” Medicare prescription drug programs, Medicare supplements and Medicare Advantage plans.

The session will be held on from 3-4:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 27, through computer and telephone access.

The session is designed to explain and clarify the Medicare sign-up process and educate attendees on how to make smart choices. Trained Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) counselors will be available  to answer general questions.