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
Saratoga Mar 21 (Tue) 5:00 PM 1785 Building, 1785 Rt. 9, Clifton Park NY 12065
Albany Mar 30 (Thu) 3:00 PM CDPHP Fitness Connect at the Ciccotti Center, 30 Aviation Road, Albany NY 12205

Online Medicare Seminars (Capital Region):

Date Time Location Attend
Feb 8 (Wed) 5:00 PM Online

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Feb 25 (Sat) 9:00 AM Online

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Mar 4 (Sat) 9:00 AM Online

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Mar 23 (Thu) 5:00 PM Online

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In-Person Medicare Seminars (Western New York):

Coming Soon!

Online Medicare Seminars (Western New York):

Date Time Location Attend
Feb 7 (Tue) 5:00 PM Online

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Feb 18 (Sat) 9:00 AM Online

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Mar 4 (Sat) 9:00 AM Online

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Mar 22 (Wed) 5:00 PM Online

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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.