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 below for upcoming in-person and online events so you can choose a time that works best for you. These events will take place either on Zoom, an easy-to-use videoconferencing tool you can access at home, or in person at the designated location. 

 


In-Person Medicare Basics:

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County Date Time Location
Albany Apr 9 (Sat) 10:30 a.m. Rudy A. Ciccotti Family Recreation, 30 Aviation Rd., Albany NY 12205
Albany May 12 (Thu) 10:30 a.m. Capital District YMCA, 500 Delaware Ave., Delmar NY 12054
Albany Jun 23 (Thu) 10:30 a.m. Rudy A. Ciccotti Family Recreation, 30 Aviation Rd., Albany NY 12205
Broome May 21 (Sat) 12:00 p.m. The Spot Restaurant, 1062 Front St., Binghamton NY 13905
Chenango Apr 19 (Tue) 1:00 p.m. Norwich Family YMCA, 68 N. Broad St., Norwich NY 13815
Clinton Apr 19 (Tue) 3:00 p.m. Lakeside Coffee, 109 Lake St.., Rouses Point NY 12979
Essex Apr 8 (Fri) 11:00 a.m. Elizabethtown Court, 7563 Court St., Elizabethtown NY 12932
Oneida Apr 25 (Mon) 10:00 a.m. North Utica Senior Center, 50 Riverside Dr., Utica NY 13502
Oneida Jun 27 (Mon) 10:00 a.m. North Utica Senior Center, 50 Riverside Dr., Utica NY 13502
Rensselaer Apr 20 (Wed) 11:00 a.m. East Greenbush YMCA, 20 Community Way, East Greenbush NY 12061
Rensselaer May 25 (Wed) 10:00 a.m. Rensselaer Public Library, 676 East St., Rensselaer NY 12144
Rensselaer Jun 22 (Wed) 11:00 a.m. East Greenbush YMCA, 20 Community Way, East Greenbush NY 12061
Saratoga Apr 19 (Tue) 5:00 p.m. 1785 Building, 1785 Route 9, Clifton Park NY 12065
Saratoga May 19 (Thu) 1:00 p.m. Saratoga Senior Center, 5 Williams St., Saratoga Springs NY 12865
Saratoga June 29 (Wed) 5:00 p.m. 1785 Building, 1785 Route 9, Clifton Park NY 12065
Schenectady Apr 8 (Fri) 1:30 p.m. Rotterdam Public Library, 1100 N. Wescott Rd., Schenectady NY 12306
Schenectady May 10 (Tue) 1:30 p.m. Glenville Senior Center (Dining Center), 32 Worden Rd., Schenectady NY 12302
Warren Apr 20 (Wed) 11:00 a.m. Glens Falls YMCA, 600 Glen St., Glens Falls NY 12801
Warren Jun 16 (Thu) 11:00 a.m. Queensbury Senior Citizens Center, 742 Bay Rd., Queensbury NY 12804

Online Medicare Basics:

Date Time Location Attend
Mar 29 (Tue) 12:00 PM Online

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Apr 9 (Sat) 9:00 AM Online

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Apr 13 (Wed) 12:00 PM Online

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May 18 (Wed) 12:00 PM Online

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May 25 (Wed) 5:00 PM Online

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Jun 11 (Sat) 9:00 AM 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.

CDPHP Medicare Advantage is an HMO and PPO plan with a Medicare contract. Enrollment in CDPHP Medicare Advantage depends on contract renewal.

Y_0019_22_16818 – last updated 5/1/2022