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We are honored to have been awarded a Certificate of Recognition from the North Carolina Department of Insurance for outstanding achievements and services for our Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP)!

Are you new to Medicare? Are you confused about which benefits are right for you? Do you need more information?

We offer individual Medicare Counseling sessions in Buncombe and Henderson County.  

For more information or to schedule an appointment, call (828) 277-8288.

​To help answer some of your Medicare questions, join us for one of our free Introduction to Medicare classes.

Free Introduction to Medicare Webinar

September 9, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM, Via Zoom

September 22, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM, Via Zoom

October 13, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM, Via Zoom

October 29, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM, OLLI/Reuter Center, UNCA, One University Heights, Asheville

November 16, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM, Via Zoom

December 2, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM, Via Zoom

Other Resources

Click to apply for Medicare: Social Security Administration

Learn more about SHIIP: North Carolina SHIIP

Learn about the Affordable Care Act or get help here.

Listen to learn about our Medicare Insurance Services:

Are you a Medicare beneficiary that might need extra help every month with cost savings? The Council on Aging Benefits Enrollment Center is here to  put money back into your pocket and help with the costs of prescriptions, food, heating, and more! Contact Phil Gale for more information regarding eligibility and for assistance!

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