July 26, 2014

Extension office offers Social Security, Medicare classes

OLATHE —Johnson County K-State Research and Extension is offering two classes to help demystify the complexities of Medicare and Social Security.
Unlocking the Mysteries of Medicare is Wednesday, June 26 from 1 p.m.  to 2 p.m.  The class is for anyone approaching 65 who is puzzled about their options for Medicare, or for anyone who is already a beneficiary of Medicare, but confused about what is and isn’t covered. This class will discuss changes in Medicare, how to save money using Medicare, and how the Affordable Care Act may impact seniors in the future.
Unlocking the Mysteries of Social Security is Thursday, June 27 from 6:30 to 7:30p.m. With over 80 ways to take your Social Security benefits, making the right decision on how and when to take your social security benefit can save you tens, or even hundreds of thousands of dollars over your lifetime. This class will help you discover the most efficient and effective way to take your Social Security benefit when planning for you retirement.
Both classes will be held at the Johnson County Extension office at 11811 S. Sunset Drive, in Olathe.  The fee is $5 for both classes, or $3 for one class. Instructors will be Valeria Edwards, Family and Consumer Sciences agent for Johnson County Extension, and Jeb Graham and Mike Salmons, with the Graham-Sienna Group.
Register online at LINK or call 913-715-7000.

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