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SHINE Offers Presentations to Explain Medicare Coverage Options



Medicare’s Part C (Medicare Advantage) and Part D (Medicare Prescription) Open Enrollment Period begins on October 15th and ends December 7th for 2019 plan choices.

The Cape and Islands Regional SHINE (Serving the Health Insurance Needs of Everyone) Program is offering community presentations to explain Medicare coverage options, plus plan costs and changes for 2019. Presentations will run approximately one and a half hours, including time for questions. Please note telephone numbers below as advanced registration is required.


SHINE Counselors are available at local senior centers and other locations across the Cape and Islands to provide free and unbiased one on one counseling for Medicare beneficiaries, their family members, caregivers and representatives. The Barnstable County Regional SHINE Office can be reached at 508-375-6762 or email


  • Friday            October 12      12:00     Eastham Senior Center              508-255-6164


  • Monday        October 15        1:00     Chatham Senior Center             508-945-5190


  • Monday        October 22        1:30    Falmouth Senior Center             508-540-0196


  • Tuesday        October 23        2:30    Dennis Senior Center                  508-385-5067


  • Tuesday        October 23        1:00    Sandwich Senior Center             508-888-4737


  • Tuesday        October 30       10:00    Provincetown Senior Center    508-487-7080


  • Wednesday  October 31       1:30    Orleans Senior Center                 508-255-6333


  • Monday        November 5     10:00    Mashpee Senior Center             508-539-1440


  • Tuesday        November 6       1:30    Truro Senior Center                    508-487-2462


  • Thursday      November 15     1:00    Harwich Senior Center               508-430-7550