SUMMIT, NJ - SAGE Eldercare, via SHIP (State Health Insurance Assistance Program) at SAGE, will host a free program to discuss Medicare plans and options, and answer questions.

The 'Medicare 101' sessions will be held at SAGE on the following dates

  • March 18
  • April 15
  • May 20
  • June 17

All sessions will take place from 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

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SAGE Eldercare serves as the SHIP representative for Union County. Staff and volunteers are available for free, personalized, confidential and objective Medicare counseling regarding program options, claims, billing, appeals and information about programs for people with limited income and resources. The counselors receive ongoing training from the Division of Aging Services, New Jersey Department of Human Services.

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

SAGE Eldercare is located at 290 Broad Street.