Seniors warned about Medicare fraud

TALLAHASSEE — On March 18, the Florida Department of Elder Affairs’ SHINE Program issued guidance to the state’s more than 5.5 million elders on how to protect yourself against Medicare fraud as the state responds to COVID-19. “Medicare provides some easy-to-use and preventive measures you or your loved ones may wish to use to help […]

Florida Department of Elder affairs shares guidance with seniors to protect against Medicare fraud during COVID-19

TALLAHASSEE — On March 18, the Florida Department of Elder Affairs’ SHINE Program issued guidance to the state’s more than 5.5 million elders on how to protect yourself against Medicare fraud as the state responds to COVID-19. “Medicare provides some easy-to-use and preventive measures you or your loved ones may wish to use to help […]

Free events prepare seniors for Medicare and open enrollment

CLEWISTON — The Medicare Open Enrollment Period began on Oct. 15, and future and current Medicare beneficiaries are invited to attend two, free events in Clewiston to prepare for enrollment. The events will feature professionally trained counselors of the SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders) program. SHINE is a Medicare counseling program offered locally […]