The North Carolina Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) and Senior PharmAssist invite you to “Medicare 101” on Thursday, July 6, 2-4 p.m., in the theater at the Durham Center for Senior Life. Gary Knutson, field operations & regional manager for the state SHIIP office, will lead this free session designed for individuals who want to know the basics about Medicare coverage. Caregivers are welcome to attend, and light refreshments will be served. Please reserve your spot by calling (919) 688-4772 or emailing Provide your name, phone number and how many will attend.



Senior PharmAssist hosts regular meetings of the Durham Medicare Rx Network here at the Durham Center for Senior Life. In addition to our program, this partnership of front-line providers includes staff at the Durham Center, the Department of Social Services, the local Social Security office, Lincoln Community Health Center, discharge planners and social workers at the local hospitals, and others. Our group discusses Medicare topics beyond the basics and Part D. 

To learn more call (919) 688-4772 or email Associate Director Viki Baker at