Repeal and Replace: The effects on Medicare

ST. PETERSBURG – The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Eckerd College announces “Repeal and Replace: The Effects on Medicare” a special public class will be held Thursday, April 13 from 2:30-3:30 p.m. in the Pelican Room at Eckerd College, located at 4200 54th St, St. Petersburg.

Timely and controversial, the presentation will discuss changes to Medicare now under consideration, how area seniors may be affected by these forces and what can be done in the Tampa Bay region to ensure seniors can properly access the health care they need.

Repeal Repair, featured, health careThe featured speaker is attorney Julie Carter, Federal Policy Associate at the Medicare Rights Center in Washington, DC, who just completed a year as a Health and Policy Fellow at the Administration for Community Living.  Carter was also a fellow with Justice In Aging, focusing on person-centered planning and Medicaid long-term services and supports.

Questions and interaction from the audience will be encouraged.

“This special event will explore the crucial issue of maintaining effective health care for seniors,” said Monica Kile, OLLI Director. “This is perhaps the greatest social challenge we now face in this decade for Americans of all ages.”

This special class is open to the public.  The fee is $10 for both OLLI members and non-members. Registration is required.  Call the OLLI office at (727) 864-7600 or go to eckerd.edu/olli/register.

OLLI, a non-profit educational organization, each year provides more than 350 affordable and intellectually stimulating non-credit classes, interest groups, local and international trips and special events at multiple locations for its 1,500 members in Pinellas County.

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