Medicare Basics

medicare 101 seminars

Medicare is insurance for people who are 65 or older or for people under 65 who have a disability.

You will learn what you need to know about Medicare including:

  • ✓  How Medicare works

  • ✓  When to enroll

  • ✓  What Medicare does and does not cover

  • ✓  What Medicare may cost you, and how to avoid penalties

Please see the schedules for upcoming in-person and online events so you can choose a time that works best for you. These FREE events will take place either on Zoom, an easy-to-use video conferencing tool, or in person at the designated location.

Capital Region

Albany, Broome, Chenango, Clinton, Columbia, Delaware, Essex, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Hamilton, Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, Madison, Montgomery, Oneida, Otsego, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, St. Lawrence, Tioga, Warren, and Washington counties

Western New York

Allegany, Chemung, Monroe, Ontario, Schuyler, Steuben, and Yates counties

In-Person Medicare Seminars (Capital Region):


County Date Time Location
Albany May 09 (Thu)02:30 PMDelmar Presbyterian Church, 585 Delaware Ave, Delmar NY 12054
Albany Jun 05 (Wed)01:00 PMCDPHP® Fitness Connect at the Ciccotti Center, 30 Aviation Road, Colonie NY 12205
Albany Jun 06 (Thu)01:00 PMCohoes Senior Center, 10 Cayuga Plaza, Cohoes NY 12047
Broome Apr 18 (Thu)11:00 AMBroome County Public Library, 185 Court St, Binghamton NY 13901
Broome Apr 30 (Tue)11:00 AMLee Barta Community Center, 108 Liberty St, Binghamton NY 13901
Columbia May 14 (Tue)01:00 PMColumbia Chamber of Commerce, 1 N Front St , Hudson NY 12534
Fulton May 15 (Wed)11:00 AMJohnstown Senior Citizens Center, 109 E. Main St, Johnstown NY 12095
Greene Jun 13 (Thu)11:00 AMCairo Town Hall, 512 Main St, Cairo NY 12413
Montgomery May 23 (Thu)02:00 PMHorace J Inman Senior Center, 53 Guy Park Ave, Amsterdam NY 12010
Oneida Apr 02 (Tue)11:00 AMNew Hartford Public Library, 2 Library Ln, New Hartford NY 13413
Rensselaer Apr 12 (Fri)11:00 AMCapital District YMCA Greenbush Branch , 20 Community Way, East Greenbush NY 12061
Rensselaer May 20 (Mon)11:00 AMCapital District YMCA Troy Family Branch, 2500 21st St, Troy NY 12180
Saratoga Jun 13 (Thu)11:00 AM1785 Specialty Medical Practices, 1785 US-9, Clifton Park NY 12065
Schenectady Apr 22 (Mon)02:00 PMRotterdam Public Library, 1100 N Wescott Rd, Schenectady NY 12306
Schenectady May 06 (Mon)01:00 PMGlenville Senior Center, 32 Worden Rd, Glenville NY 12302
Schenectady Jun 10 (Mon)01:00 PMRotterdam Senior Center, 2639 Hamburg St, Rotterdam NY 12303
Schoharie Apr 18 (Thu)01:00 PMMiddleburgh Library, 323 Main St, Middleburgh NY 12122
Warren Apr 03 (Wed)02:00 PMQueensbury Senior Citizens, 742 Bay Road, Queensbury NY 12804
Washington Apr 16 (Tue)11:00 AMThe Senior Center of Kingsbury & Fort Edward, 78 Oak St, Hudson Falls NY 12839

Online Medicare Seminars (Capital Region):

Date Time Location Attend
Apr 24 (Wed) 05:00 PM Online

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May 18 (Sat) 09:00 AM Online

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Jun 11 (Tue) 05:00 PM Online

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In-Person Medicare Seminars (Western New York):

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Online Medicare Seminars (Western New York):

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Our hours are 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. seven days a week, October 1 – March 31. From April 1 to September 30, Monday – Friday, our hours are 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. A voice messaging service is used weekends, after-hours, and federal holidays. Calls will be returned within one business day.