Gain a better understanding of your Medicare Benefits in a FREE and unbiased virtual presentation. 


HICAP’S network of local Volunteer Medicare Counselors is trained and registered through the California Department of Aging. Medicare Counselors provide free and unbiased services without any affiliation with insurance companies, agents, or brokers. 

Join us for free educational presentations.  Register online below or call HICAP at (805)928-5663.

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Topics and Dates

New to Medicare
For people who will be starting Medicare soon or have never had anyone explain Medicare to them. 90 Minutes.

  • Wednesday, March 10, 2021, at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm (En Español)
  • Thursday, March 11, 2021, at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Tuesday, March 23, 2021, at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Friday, April 9, 2021, at 10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • Wednesday, April 14, 2021, at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm (En Español)
  • Monday, April 19, 2021, at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
  • Tuesday, April 27, 2021, at 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Understanding Medicare
Find out about changes to Medicare and your options. 90 Minutes.

  • Tuesday, March 2, 2021, at 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Tuesday, March 16, 2021, at 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Thursday, April 15, 2021, at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Medicare Open Enrollment Changes
Review changes and options for the upcoming Open Enrollment period. 90 minutes.

  • (Presentations begin in October)

HICAP 30-Minute Medicare Topic presentations

Designed to take one topic and spend 30 minutes reviewing many more aspects of the topic than may have been discussed during the other presentations. Topics are selected based on frequently asked questions.

  • Understanding IRMAA
    Monday, March 15, 2021, from 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  • Advanced Beneficiary Notice of Non-Coverage
    Monday, March 29, 2021, from 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm