SHINE Gives Elderly Help Options For Health Insurance Questions (AUDIO INCLUDED)

SHINE Project Director Darlene Forage with Kiwanis Club President J.D Mixon)

SHINE Project Director Darlene Forage with Kiwanis Club President J.D Mixon)

Darlene Forage is the project director for SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders) and spoke recently to the Kiwanis Club of Okeechobee.

SHINE offers specially trained volunteers to provide free counseling and assistance with Medicare, Medicaid and other health insurance questions by providing one on one counseling at SHINE sites in person, via telephone and over the internet. SHINE services are free, unbiased and confidential.

Ms. Forage says SHINE can guide the elderly with questions on Medicare, prescription drug costs, plan comparisons, billing and claims, long term care options among other questions.

A SHINE consultant can be reached by calling 866-684-5885

SHINE Project interview Darlene Forage 6-12-14