The Nebraska Senior Health Insurance Information Program [SHIIP], a division of the Nebraska Department of Insurance, is pleased to host a “Welcome to Medicare” workshop.  
Medicare eligibility, enrollment, affordability and other insurance basics will be covered.
The Welcome to Medicare workshop will be held on Thursday, Jan. 30 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Southeast Community College Learning Center, 819 Central Ave., Nebraska City.
As you or a family member approaches Medicare eligibility, the task of understanding Medicare enrollment can be daunting.  
Mary Ann Holland, SHIIP Certified Medicare Counselor, and retired Nebraska Extension Educator will be the presenter.    
This event is co-sponsored by Southeast Community College and the Nebraska Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP).
Tuition is being provided by the Nebraska SHIIP.  There is no cost to attend the workshop, however participants must register to ensure adequate handout materials.  
To register, please visit the www.doi.ne.gov/shiip, or call 402-471-2841 at the SHIIP office.
Nebraska Senior Health Insurance Information Program [SHIIP] offers free, unbiased Medicare counseling and education to help seniors and people with disabilities make informed decisions about health insurance.  Services are provided statewide by 350 certified volunteers.  
Nebraska SHIIP is federally-funded and is coordinated by the state Department of Insurance.