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Foxx Announces Benefits Workshop for Seniors

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Washington, September 16, 2019 | comments

BOONE – Congresswoman Virginia Foxx will host a benefits workshop for senior citizens on October 11, from 1-3pm, at the Watauga County Public Library.

“As the open-enrollment period for Medicare approaches, this workshop will include timely information for beneficiaries and their families,” Foxx said. “Seniors in North Carolina’s 5th District are invited to learn about opportunities to help them live healthier and happier retirements.”

The open-enrollment period for Medicare beneficiaries will start October 15 and end December 7. This is the only time during the year, except in unique circumstances, when current Medicare enrollees are able to make changes to their existing coverage.

Local organizations as well as state and federal agencies will be available to answer questions and provide information on Medicare and a number of other benefits available to seniors.

For more information or to RSVP, please contact Rep. Foxx’s Boone District Office at 828-265-0240.

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U.S. Rep. Virginia Foxx represents North Carolina’s 5th Congressional District and is Republican Leader of the House Committee on Education and Labor.

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