The public is invited to a town meeting in Havre on issues that affect Montana's seniors.
The meeting is scheduled for Friday from 8:30 a.m. through 4 p.m. at the Havre Senior Citizens Center, 2 W. Second St. It is sponsored by the Montana Chapter of the American Association of Retired Persons and the Montana insurance commissioner's office and several other state agencies.
The meeting will focus on issues of Social Security and Medicare. Time will be provided for questions and answers.
The following is the agenda:
8:30 a.m., welcome
8:45 am., Blue Cross/Blue Shield Medicare Part A
9:15 a.m., Blue Cross/Blue Shield Medicare Part B
9:45 a.m., State Health Insurance Assistance Program
10 a.m., Montana Veterans Affairs
10:30 a.m., break
10:45 a.m., information, referral and assistance
11 a.m., Social Security Administration
1 p.m., Mountain Pacific Quality Health Foundation
1:30 p.m., Medicaid Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services
2 p.m., State Auditor/ Insurance Commissioner's Office
2:30 p.m., break
2:45 p.m., state ombudsman
3 p.m., MSU Extension Services
3:30 p.m., AARP Wrap-up
A schedule of sessions will be posted on the outside entry door of the building. It is extremely important that seniors and their family have conversations concerning present and future plans.
For further information, call Toni Hagener, AARP Havre volunteer, phone 265-5205.
On the Web, go to www.aarp.com/statepages/mt.