Care Connection for Aging Services will conduct a “Medicare 101” presentation at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, in the El Dorado Springs Senior Center, 604 S. Forest. The 30-minute session is aimed at people who are new to Medicare. The workshop will address the benefits, premiums, deductibles and copayments, as well as the differences in Parts A, B, C and D.

The session is free and open to the public. The presentation also will cover how to find additional help to pay for prescriptions and medical care.

The workshop will address prescription drug plans, supplemental insurance and Medicare Advantage plans. A question-and-answer session will follow.

Care Connection partners with CLAIM, the State Health Insurance Assistance Program, to provide Medicare and Medicaid information and assistance in West Central Missouri counties, including Cedar. Care Connection does not sell insurance and will not recommend a particular policy.

Care Connection, a non-profit area agency on aging serving West Central Missouri, operates 22 senior centers in 13 counties – including Cedar. Its mission is to provide resources and services that empower people to create healthy aging experiences. For more information, call 1-800-748-7826 or email us at