Kathy Austin, an elder benefit specialist for Waupaca County, will assist those on Medicare who are age 60 and older during open enrollment from Oct. 15 through Dec. 7.
She will meet with Medicare recipients to help them understand their health insurance, explain Medicare eligibility and what is covered, assist with selecting drug and health plans, and compare SeniorCare with Medicare Part D. She can also help those who are new to Medicare enroll in the program.
Austin will meet with seniors by appointment only. To schedule an appointment in Clintonville, call 715-823-7667; in Iola, call 715-445-2548; in Marion, call 715-754-2482; in Manawa, call 920-596-3320; in New London, call 920-982-8522.
Those who live in Waupaca or Weyauwega area may call Austin at 715-258-6278 to schedule an appointment at the Waupaca County Courthouse.