Serving Those with Health Insurance & Medicare Needs (S.H.I.N.E.)
The SHINE Program (Serving the Health Information Needs of Elders) is a statewide program that provides free health care information, assistance, and counseling to Medicare beneficiaries of all ages and their caregivers.
Call the Senior Center to schedule an appointment at 508-385-5067. Appointments are every Tuesday. You must call for an appointment. All appointments are free and confidential.
How SHINE can help you:
SHINE Counselors help Medicare beneficiaries and their caregivers navigate the complex health insurance system.
A SHINE Counselor can explain Medicare options and how Medicare works in everyday language.
A SHINE Counselor can help you compare the costs and benefits of Medicare and other health insurance options and help you enroll in a health insurance program that best fits your needs.
A SHINE Counselor can help people with limited resources enroll in programs that help pay health insurance costs.
For more information about SHINE, visit the SHINE website.