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Activity Assistant Holly Stoever spoke with Jack Taylor at the AGE of Central Texas Adult Day Health Center last year.  If you or a loved one needs to register for Medicare, AGE offers a free seminar.

You have to be a rocket scientist to figure out Medicare — and even then, a rocket scientist might need help. That’s where people like Yvette McVey, a board-certified social counselor with the Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area and the Capital Area Council of Governments, come to the rescue.

Medicare is health insurance for everyone 65 years of age or older, or for people with certain health conditions, regardless of age, such as B. end-stage kidney disease or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

Many health insurance companies offer Medicare seminars, but attendees should understand that they are selling their insurance plans and are not recommending what might work best for each individual.

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AGE of Central Texas is offering a free web seminar Saturday to help.

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