SUMMIT, NJ - SAGE Eldercare will host a State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) to discuss Medicare plans and options on four Thursdays starting in early May. The 'Medicare 101' program will take place  May 9, June 13, July 11 and August 8 -- from 1 - 2 p.m. each day.

SAGE Eldercare serves as the SHIP representative for Union County. 

For more information or to register for 'Medicare 101', call 908-598-5548 or contact To make an appointment with a SHIP counselor, call: 908-273-6999 or contact

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SAGE Eldercare has, since 1954, been focused on "helping to make the communities it serves amazing places to age."  The organization provides a wide array of information, support, and services designed to help individuals lead the most independent and active lives possible, from helping with errands, to exercise classes, community programs, care planning, and home health care.

SAGE’s expertise helps older adults remain independent in their own homes. For more information, call 908-273-5550 or visit

SAGE Eldercare is located at 290 Broad Street.