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Upcoming presentations

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Location: LBCC Benton Center, 757 NW Polk Ave, Corvallis, OR 97330​​​

Registration: Advanced registration is required for all classes. Register today by calling 541-812-0849.

Description: This class is designed for anyone who will be eligible for Medicare within a few months or is new to Medicare. Current beneficiaries who would like a better understanding of their benefits and options will also find this course valuable. Spouses, partners and family members are encouraged to attend to gain knowledge about Medicare and the options available for their loved ones!​​​​​​

Location:​ LBCC Albany Campus, 6500 Pacific Blvd SW, Albany, OR 97321

Registration: Advanced registration is required for all classes. Register today by calling 541-812-0849.

Description: This class is designed for anyone who will be eligible for Medicare within a few months or is new to Medicare. Current beneficiaries who would like a better understanding of their benefits and options will also find this course valuable. Spouses, partners and family members are encouraged to attend to gain knowledge about Medicare and the options available for their loved ones!​​​​​​

Location: Online

Registration: Register in advance through Mt. Hood Community College​ Continuing Education, Business and Finance Section, Course ID# HE4MC

Description: Medicare doesn't have to be confusing. This course will help participants understand Medicare basics and make informed choices. Topics: Medicare eligibility and enrollment; Parts A, B, C and D; covered services; Medicare insurance policies; and problem resolution. This f​ree course is taught by trained volunteers in cooperation with Multnomah County Aging and Disability Services. 

This class will be hosted on Zoom. You must have a computer, smart phone or tablet with camera and microphone to take this class. Zoom instructions will be included in your registration confirmation email. The instructor will email your Zoom class meeting link within 24 hours of the start of your first class session.

Location: Samaritan Center for Health Education, Newport, 740 SW 9th St​

Registration: Advanced registration is required for all classes. Register today by calling 541-812-0849 or 541-574-2684.

Description: This class is designed for anyone who will be eligible for Medicare within a few months or is new to Medicare. Current beneficiaries who would like a better understanding of their benefits and options will also find this course valuable. Spouses, partners and family members are encouraged to attend to gain knowledge about Medicare and the options available for their loved ones!

​Location: 215 W C St, Springfield, OR 97477

Registration required: Advanced registration is required for all classes. Register today by calling (541) 736-4444.

Description: Gain confidence in your Medicare decision making! In this free lecture, you'll learn about Medicare changes coming in 2025. You'll also explore Medicare.gov and other online tools to compare Part C and Part D plans so you can find the most cost-effective option for you. This class is best for those who are already enrolled in Medicare and understand the basics.​​​

Location: Driftwood Public Library, 801 SW Hwy 101, Lincoln City, OR 97367

Registration: Advanced registration is required for all classes. Register today by calling 541-574-2684.​

Description: This class is designed for anyone who will be eligible fo​r Medicare within a few months or is new to Medicare. Current beneficiaries who would like a better understanding of their benefits and options will also find this course valuable. Spouses, partners and family members are encouraged to attend to gain knowledge about Medicare and the options available for their loved ones!

​Location: 215 W C St, Springfield, OR 97477

Registration required: Advanced registration is required for all classes. Register today by calling (541) 736-4444.

Description: Gain confidence in your Medicare decision making! In this free lecture, you'll learn about Medicare changes coming in 2025. You'll also explore Medicare.gov and other online tools to compare Part C and Part D plans so you can find the most cost-effective option for you. This class is best for those who are already enrolled in Medicare and understand the basics.​​

​Location: 215 W C St, Springfield, OR 97477

Registration required: Advanced registration is required for all classes. Register today by calling (541) 736-4444.

Description: Get your Medicare questions answered just in time for the annual open enrollment period. Attend an informative presentation on what to expect during open enrollment, ask an experienced Medicare counselor a quick question, or schedule an in-depth counseling session. Get the help you need to make your Medicare decisions easy.​​

Location: Samaritan Center for Health Education, Newport, 740 SW 9th St​

Registration: Advanced registration is required for all classes. Register today by calling 541-812-0849 or 541-574-2684.

Description: This class is designed for anyone who will be eligible for Medicare within a few months or is new to Medicare. Current beneficiaries who would like a better understanding of their benefits and options will also find this course valuable. Spouses, partners and family members are encouraged to attend to gain knowledge about Medicare and the options available for their loved ones!

Location: Driftwood Public Library, 801 SW Hwy 101, Lincoln City, OR 97367

Registration: Advanced registration is required for all classes. Register today by calling 541-574-2684.​

Description: This class is designed for anyone who will be eligible for Medicare within a few months or is new to Medicare. Current beneficiaries who would like a better understanding of their benefits and options will also find this course valuable. Spouses, partners and family members are encouraged to att​end to gain knowledge about Medicare and the options available for their loved ones!

Location: Newport 60+ Activity Center, Newport, 20 SE 2nd​​

Registration: Advanced registration is required for all classes. Register today by calling 541-812-0849 or 541-574-2684.

Description: This class is designed for anyone who will be eligible for Medicare within a few months or is new to Medicare. Current beneficiaries who would like a better understanding of their benefits and options will also find this course valuable. Spouses, partners and family members are encouraged to attend to gain knowledge about Medicare and the options available for their loved ones!

​Location: 215 W C St, Springfield, OR 97477

Registration required: Advanced registration is required for all classes. Register today by calling (541) 736-4444.

Description: Get your Medicare questions answered just in time for the annual open enrollment period. Attend an informative presentation on what to expect during open enrollment, ask an experienced Medicare counselor a quick question, or schedule an in-depth counseling session. Get the help you need to make your Medicare decisions easy.​​

Location: Samaritan Center for Health Education, Newport, 740 SW 9th St​

Registration: Advanced registration is required for all classes. Register today by calling 541-812-0849 or 541-574-2684.

Description: This class is designed for anyone who will be eligible for Medicare within a few months or is new to Medicare. Current beneficiaries who would like a better understanding of their benefits and options will also find this course valuable. Spouses, partners and family members are encouraged to attend to gain knowledge about Medicare and the options available for their loved ones!

Can’t make it to a Medicare class?

Watch a video that covers Medicare eligibility and enrollment; Parts A, B, C and D; covered services; Medicare insurance policies; and problem resolution. All information is current as of December 2023 and subject to change with Medicare rules.

 Watch this video on YouTube


Oregon SHIBA offers presentations to groups that work with people who are eligible for Medicare. This includes retirees who want help with Medicare choices. Organizations that have found our presentations helpful include the following:

  • Hospital and clinics
  • School districts
  • County health departments
  • State agencies
  • Chambers of commerce 
  • Human resource and payroll professionals
  • Senior and retiree groups
  • Businesses
  • Oregon Health Plan/Marketplace community partner organizations
  • Other volunteer organizations

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Email shiba.oregon@odhsoha.oregon.gov.