Jervis Public Library, 613 N. Washington St., will present Alden “Max” Smith, independent insurance agent, who will offer a free seminar on understanding Medicare at 10 a.m. Friday, May 25 in the library’s wheelchair-accessible auditorium.
Smith will help participants understand the basics of Medicare, including when to enroll, the available coverage options and what to do if a covered individual’s health care needs change. He will also share tools and resources to help participants understand what Medicare coverage might be right for them, including a free educational guide. Smith is a life-long resident of central New York. He is the past mayor of the City of Oneida where he served two terms ending in 2015. He was a long-time member of the Madison Oneida Chapter of the American Red Cross and served as Chapter Chairman, and was a member of the Citizen Advisory Committee of the Madison County Office for the Aging. He has been a licensed health insurance agent for six years, and is currently an independent agent working with United HealthCare.
Registration is not required for the free seminar.