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Sitkans Invited to Medicare and Social Security Presentation

SITKA – SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) and Cynthia Gibson, CFP® with Waddell & Reed, Inc. (WRI), are inviting Sitkans to attend a joint presentation on Medicare and Social Security retirement benefits. The event is scheduled for 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 30, at Harrigan Centennial Hall, and lunch will be provided. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, space is limited with sign up required by Friday, July 24.

It is common to be unsure of Medicare options, including coverage needed and when to should sign up.  Susan Briles, a Certified Medicare Specialist with the Patient Health Benefits (PHB) team at SEARHC, will speak about Medicare options and avoiding common pitfalls and penalties. Gibson will present on how to make the most of the Social Security benefits available to you.

SEARHC is a Certified Application Counselor agency offering free assistance to all Southeast residents. Gibson is a Financial Advisor offering securities and investment products and services provided through WRI, member FINRA/SIPC.

Call WRI at 907.966.2803 to reserve your spot, or receive information. For information from the SEARHC PHB team, please email outreach@searhc.org or call 907.966.8662. Locate additional health insurance information at searhc.org/patientresources/health-insurance.