Trained/Certified Volunteer Medicare Counselors Will Be Scheduling Appointments at No Cost at 109 Main Street, Succasunna, NJ from November 1 – December 7, 2016

Skylands RSVP of Northwest NJ Community Action Partnership, Inc. (NORWESCAP) establishes dedicated enrollment centers to assist beneficiaries in Morris County to choose the proper prescription plan (Part D) for the upcoming year. Spectrum Construction and Home Instead Senior Care of Morris & Passaic Counties (Home Instead), located at 109 Main St., Succasunna, NJ, have graciously agreed to host an enrollment center for the State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) during this year’s Medicare Annual Enrollment Period, from November 1 – December 7, 2016. SHIP is a statewide program administered by the New Jersey Department of Human Services with financial assistance through a grant from the U.S. Administration for Community Living (ACL).  

The Succasunna Center will also host a Free Open Enrollment Workshop on, Wednesday, October 26 at 7pm.  Attendees will get all the latest updates and the opportunity to ask questions.  Seating is limited and RSVP is required. Call 973-970-9250 to reserve your spot at this informative workshop.

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Spectrum Construction, a custom home builder and general contractor, manages the 109 Main Street building which they renovated in 2009 to accommodate modern office space, the majority of which is occupied by Home Instead.  “When Home Instead, approached me about Skylands RSVP using a currently vacant office suite on the first floor, I was immediately interested in helping them out,” stated Donald J. Dyrness, President of Spectrum Construction.

“Several of our clients for whom we have built multi-family and aging-in-place home construction projects, rely on the types of services that Skylands RSVP offers. After meeting with Nancy Hess, Director of Skylands RSVP, we decided that this arrangement was a good fit and have agreed to rent the space to them at no charge for the duration of the open enrollment period” added Dyrness.

Skylands RSVP is an independent non-profit agency which assists Medicare beneficiaries and their families navigate the Medicare system to choose the right options, fill out the forms, and assist with claims – at absolutely no cost.  Trained volunteer Medicare counselors, who know the ins and outs of all of the plans, provide guidance in this decision making process. These dedicated RSVP volunteers help Medicare beneficiaries save money, and reduce the stress associated with the enrollment procedure. Call 888-387-9830 to schedule an appointment for free Medicare enrollment counseling and assistance from Skylands RSVP.

“Understanding Medicare open enrollment can be confusing to many.  Home Instead Senior Care is proud to help bring this needed program to our community,” said Andrea Sussman, Executive Director of Home Instead Senior Care.

For more information on SHIP Medicare Counseling program, or if interested in becoming a SHIP Counselor, please contact Morris County SHIP Coordinator, Nancy Hess, at 973-784-4900 ext. 208.


About Spectrum Construction & Development Inc., LLC,

Since 1989, Spectrum Construction has been making homeowner dreams come true - setting the pace for affordable luxury in residential and light commercial construction in Morris County and northern New Jersey. This family-owned business, run by father and son, Dan and Don Dyrness, builds customized homes and addition/renovation projects to fit their customer’s wish list and budget. As a design/build firm, Spectrum Construction offers an all-in-one solution, from initial design concept to project completion.

Donald J. Dyrness, President, Spectrum Construction

Phone:      973-584-7732




About Skylands RSVP of NORWESCAP

The mission of Skylands RSVP is to provide opportunities for individuals 55 and over to make a difference in their community through volunteer service. RSVP is part of Senior Corps, along with Foster Grandparents and Senior Companions. Senior Corps is administered by the Corporation for National and Community Service, the federal agency that supports service and volunteering programs to improve lives, strengthen communities, and foster civic engagement. Skylands RSVP is sponsored locally by NORWESCAP, Inc. which  is a non-profit community action agency established in 1965 that creates opportunities for over 30,000 low-income people in northwest New Jersey by providing a large portfolio of self-sufficiency and emergency services. The mission of NORWESCAP is “Creating Opportunities. Changing Lives."

Nancy Hess, Director, Skylands RSVP Volunteer Resource Center of NORWESCAP, Inc.

Phone:   973-784-4900 x 208




About Home Instead of Morris & Passaic Counties

Home Instead Senior Care® in Morris & Passaic Counties offers many different types of in-home care that can be individualized to meet the needs of your family members.   They have been helping families in Morris County since 2000.

Andrea Sussman, Executive Director, Home Instead Senior Care-Morris & Passaic Counties

Phone:    973-970-9250