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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 counties.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, call us at (828) 277-8288 ext. 1310.

Henderson County residents may call the Council on Aging for Henderson County at 828-692-4203 to schedule an individual appointment.

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

Free Introduction to Medicare Webinar (Zoom) & In Person

  • Wednesday, April 6 2023, Webinar 2:00pm- 3:30pm
  • Wednesday, April 19 2023, In person class at Black Mountain Library 2:00- 4:00pm

Other Resources

Medicare Application: Social Security Administration – Before you apply, have you contacted us for more information? Even if you are already receiving Medicare, you may have experienced changes in your life or be impacted by other changes to Medicare plans.

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 Vance Goodman (vanceg@coabc.org) for more information regarding eligibility and for assistance!

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