Medicare supplement planning meetings set in Rock Island

Seniors and their families will soon be able to find information on choosing a Medicare supplement plan during three meetings in Rock Island.

Representatives from the Illinois Long-Term Care Ombudsman program will be at a meeting at 6 p.m., Monday, Nov. 13, at the Rock Island Public Library Watts-Midtown Branch, 2715 30th St. 

There is no fee or registration requirements to attend the informational meetings.

The meetings will give seniors the chance to learn about the many services that the program provides to protect, advocate and promote the rights of residents in long-term care facilities. Individuals living in long-term care facilities, family members and caregivers can learn more and ask questions of ombudsman representatives.

Also, Rock Island attorney James Greenwood will offer a free presentation on Medicare supplement plans during a meeting at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 15, at the Watts-Midtown library branch.

Illinois Long-Term Care Ombudsman representatives return for a repeat presentation at 3 p.m., Monday, Dec. 4, at the Rock Island Library Southwest Branch, 9010 Ridgewood Road.

Medicare open enrollment ends on Dec. 7.

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