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Medicare Counselor for People in Cloquet, MN.

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ORGANIZATION: Arrowhead Area Agency on Aging

  • 217 people are interested
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Help us help people in your Cloquet, Minnesota, community.

Become a Senior LinkAge Line volunteer Medicare counselor and help people in your Minnesota community in which you live. We have opportunities to do Medicare counseling, give live and remote presentations on Medicare and Medicare fraud awareness, and to help staff outreach events in our communities.

Our next training class goes from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. April 9, 10, and 11, 2024.Can you attend this remote class with us?

Counselors help Medicare consumers in Minnesota, their families, and caregivers, better understand Medicare options by providing information and referrals regarding resources. Counselors will also help Medicare consumers in Minnesota enroll in programs that could assist with health insurance costs and reduce prescription drug costs. You also have opportunities to lead Medicare related online classes and outreach.

If you are interested in volunteering, please contact us. Upon a successful background check, and the completion of the 18-hour training class, volunteers will receive certification through the Minnesota Board on Aging as a Health Insurance Counselor with the State Health Insurance and Assistance Program (SHIP).

If you are interested in this volunteer opportunity now, we can get you an application to complete. Please contact our Volunteer Coordinator with your questions.

Volunteers will receive staff support, guidance, and on-going training as you provide assistance and outreach to older Americans in your community.

If you are interested in volunteering to become a Medicare counselor in your community then please contact Lee our Volunteer Coordinator at the Senior LinkAge Line, at 800.333.2433, Ext. 81019.

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About Arrowhead Area Agency on Aging

Location:

221 West lst Street, Duluth, MN 55802, US

Mission Statement

The mission is to support successful aging in the Arrowhead region of Northeastern Minnesota. The goal of the Arrowhead Area Agency on Aging (AAAA) is to be a catalyst in building communities where seniors live with dignity, mutual respect and shared responsibilities across generations and cultures. Our three primary functions are to: link people to information, services and support through the Senior LinkAge Line; promote health for older adults and family caregivers; and assist local communities and organizations to develop and sustain services. The Arrowhead Area Agency on Aging is a division of the Arrowhead Regional Development Commission (ARDC). ARDC is a regional planning and development agency serving the counties of Aitkin, Carlton, Cook, Itasca, Koochiching, Lake, and St. Louis in Northeast Minnesota.

Description

Our organization provides free, one-on-one assistance to people with Medicare and their families via telephone and face-to-face sessions, public education presentations, and other programs. We work directly with people on their Medicare questions. We can help them better understand their Medicare plans, their prescription drug plan options, and help them find services for Medicare Consumers in their community.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Health & Medicine
Seniors
Community, Health & Medicine, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Public Speaking
  • People Skills
  • Elder care
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Four hours a month.
  • We ask that volunteers be willing to spend one hour a month doing ongoing training. The candidate should have good Internet access and have basic computer skills and equipment.

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