Medicare 101 Red Hook Public Library to host informational meeting on Medicare



(RED HOOK, NY) –If you’re looking for answers to your many questions about Medicare, come to Medicare 101 at 1 p.m. Thursday, September 29, at the Red Hook Public Library.


A specialist from the Dutchess County Office for the Aging will be at the library to present a comprehensive overview of how Medicare works. Topics will include the various parts and how they work together, supplemental insurance and what is available in our area, enrollment and the Annual Election Period, and how to obtain individual assistance. Attendees will also have the chance to ask additional questions.


This program is free, but space is limited. Register by calling the library at 845-758-3241.


Red Hook Public Library has been serving the community of Red Hook and its need for lifelong learning since 1898. In 1935, the library made its home in a mid-nineteenth century octagonal building based on the designs of Orson Squire Fowler. In 2013, 2014, and 2015, it was designated a five-star library by Library Journal. The library was chosen as a finalist for the Best Small Library in America award, given by Library Journal and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, in 2015.


For more information, call the Red Hook Public Library, 845-758-3241. The library is located at 7444 S. Broadway in Red Hook and on the Web at