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Medicare Counselor in Grand Rapids, MN.

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ORGANIZATION: Arrowhead Area Agency on Aging

  • 7 people are interested
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Call the Senior LinkAge Line at 1-800-333-2433.

Become a Senior LinkAge Line volunteer Medicare counselor and help people in the Minnesota community in which you live.

We are looking for volunteers who are willing to become trained Medicare counselors.

Counselors help Medicare consumers, their families and caregivers better understand Medicare options by providing information and referrals regarding resources. Counselors will also help Medicare consumers enroll in programs that could assist with health insurance costs and reduce prescription drug costs.

Our next 18-hour training class will be held remotely January 24 - 26, 2023. If you are interested in this volunteer opportunity now, we can get you an application for you to complete. Please contact our Volunteer Coordinator as soon as you can so we can work together to get you enrolled in a class. I need to get you enrolled in the class by January 17, 2023.

Volunteers receive staff support, guidance, and on-going training as you provide assistance, outreach, and one-on-one counseling with Medicare consumers in your community. We hold Office Hours at the ElderCircle office in Grand Rapid, MN as needed.

If you have questions please contact our Volunteer Coordinator at the Senior LinkAge Line(r) at 1-800-333-2433, 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 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

400 River Road, suite #1Grand Rapids, MN 55744

(47.2294,-93.52171)
 

SKILLS

  • Public Speaking
  • Critical Thinking
  • People Skills
  • Networking
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Up to four hours a month.
  • We ask that volunteers commit to an additional one hour of training each month.

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