Speaker: Melissa Hunt
Many older adults depend upon federally-funded Medicare for their primary medical benefits and hospitalization insurance coverage. Many also benefit from state-funded Senior Health Insurance Information Programs (SHIIP). However, Medicare and SHIIP are separate programs with different eligibility requirements and service coverage. This program will help adult-children understand Medicare and SHIIP programs that may offer benefits to their aging parents so that they can be more informed advocates for their parents’ health and medical care and service coverage.