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Upcoming Workshops

Upcoming Workshops Fall 2017

Fall is a busy time, with many workshops covering topics of interest to adults and families. In addition to tomorrow’s Falls Prevention Lunch & Learn and Thursday’s CSE Education Rights Workshop, The Center for Spectrum Services is hosting a few Parenting Workshops in September and October. You can view information about these workshops on our Calendar, as well. If you haven’t registered for these events, please contact the relevant agency to see if there are still slots available.

Mental Health Association (MHA) is continuing to hold their “Building Blocks to An Independent Life” Series, which ends on November 6th.

Please note that we are not responsible for any cancellations that may occur for workshops that are held outside of RCAL. You must call and register if you are interested in attending. We will notify residents of any workshops of that may be of interest as information becomes available.

Medicare Open Enrollment is from now until December 7

For Medicare eligible individuals, it is currently the Medicare Open Enrollment Period. Now is the time to review your coverage and decide if you need to make any changes to your plan.

Medicare has four categories: Medicare Part A, Part B, Part C (Medicare Advantage Plan), and Part D. Each part provides different coverage. It may be to your advantage to consult a Benefits Specialist if you need assistance in determining which plan is right for you. Visit www.medicare.gov to review and compare your coverage options.

Important Deadlines:

October 15 – December 7
Part C (Medicare Advantage Plan)*
Part D

*If you decide to switch from an Advantage Plan back to original Medicare, you can do so between January 1 and February 14

January 1 – March 31 General Enrollment
Part A
Part B*

* If you do not sign up for Medicare Part B when first eligible, you may experience a penalty fee and / or an increased monthly premium

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