image of barnstable county courthouse

Category: SHINE

barnstable county logo

News from SHINE – March 2017

Hospital Observation Stays and Original Medicare: Many times when a person goes to the emergency room and is then placed in a hospital bed, they are not admitted as “inpatient” […]

Read More
barnstable county logo

Staff Spotlight – February 2017

February 2, 2017: Vaira Harik, Senior Project Manager, Melissa Janiszewski, MOAPC Program Specialist, and Kim Slade, SAPC Program Specialist, presented information on the dangers of alcohol misuse and the importance […]

Read More
barnstable county logo

Staff Spotlight – January 2017

January 7, 2017: Kim Slade, SAPC Program Specialist, presented Sandwich Schools student survey results to the Sandwich Schools Strategic Planning Committee. January 11, 2017: Kim Slade, SAPC Program Specialist, presented […]

Read More
barnstable county logo

News from SHINE – February 2017

Are you or someone you know turning 65 soon? Every day there are 10,000 baby boomers turning 65 and are now eligible for Medicare. Those new to Medicare can make […]

Read More
barnstable county logo

Staff Spotlight December 2016

December 20, 2016: Kim Slade, SAPC Program Specialist, presented information on the Parent Summit and My Choice Matters social norms campaign at the Community Network of Cape Cod meeting. December […]

Read More
barnstable county logo

News From SHINE – January 2017

Do you know of anyone who failed to enroll in Medicare Part B when they became eligible for Medicare because they mistakenly believed that they could continue with their Health […]

Read More
barnstable county logo

SHINE Counselors Available to Help After Open Enrollment

Can you change your Medicare Plan after Open Enrollment? Even though Medicare’s Annual Open Enrollment ended on 12/7/2016 (that’s the period in which you can change your Medicare Part D […]

Read More
barnstable county logo

Staff Spotlight November 2016

Beth Albert, Director, was a guest on CodComm’s  “Inside Cape Cod” with host Sarah Colvin Nelson and WXTK’s  “Spectrum” with host Doug Verney. November 2, 2016 Melissa Janiszewski, MOAPC Coordinator […]

Read More
barnstable county logo

SHINE Counselors Can Help You Save Medication Costs

For many Medicare drug plans, the pharmacy you use could make a big difference in the cost of your medications! All Medicare drug plans and Medicare Advantage plans (HMOs, PPOs) […]

Read More