UnitedHealthcare, a health care and insurance provider based in
"In October, more than 300,000 seniors and other Medicare beneficiaries in Allegheny and Butler counties will be eligible to enroll in or change their Medicare plans during Medicare's Annual Enrollment Period," said
Medicare's Annual Enrollment Period is from
"Unfortunately, nearly 2 in 5 Medicare beneficiaries say they have a 'fair' or 'poor' understanding of Medicare," she said in an email, referencing the company's 2017
The events are designed to prepare people with the knowledge they need to make confident, informed decisions about their Medicare coverage, said a UnitedHealthcare news release.
Medicare experts will be available to speak one-on-one with attendees and Walgreens will be on site to provide blood pressure readings and host "Ask a Pharmacist" booths.
Other events in the area include:
Both events start at
To register, call 1-855-352-7920 or visit bit.ly/2wYCqey. The event is free but registration is required.
UnitedHealthcare will also host an online session at
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