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Helping You Navigate Medicare

VA Insurance Counseling & Assistance Program

2023-09-26 13:00:00 2023-09-26 15:00:00 America/New_York Helping You Navigate Medicare Come learn about your Medicare options -- Parts A, B & D, Medicare Advantage Plans, Medigap, Dual Needs Plans and Long-term care insurance. Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - Second Floor

Tuesday, September 26
1:00pm - 3:00pm

Add to Calendar 2023-09-26 13:00:00 2023-09-26 15:00:00 America/New_York Helping You Navigate Medicare Come learn about your Medicare options -- Parts A, B & D, Medicare Advantage Plans, Medigap, Dual Needs Plans and Long-term care insurance. Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - Second Floor

Come learn about your Medicare options -- Parts A, B & D, Medicare Advantage Plans, Medigap, Dual Needs Plans and Long-term care insurance.

Ashley R. Johnson M.A., Deputy Division Chief & Long Term Care Coordinator with the Division of Aging and Adult Services for the City of Alexandria, will be leading these counseling sessions.

Can't make it to Barrett on September 26? Ashley will also be visiting these other Alexandria Library locations. 

  • September 15 from 1 pm - 3 pm at the James M. Duncan Branch
  • September 18 from 1 pm - 3 pm at the Charles E. Beatley, Jr. Central Library
  • September 27 from 1 pm - 3 pm at the Ellen Cooldige Burke Branch

Ashley’s 11 year career and education has been dedicated to supporting older adults’ independence and dignity. Using her close ties to the community she is able to assist with overcoming barriers that often get in the way of achieving quality of life. She is committed to providing the best coordination of needs and resources for older adults in her community.  She comes to us from Hospice of the Chesapeake, where she worked developing relationships and partnerships with various community stakeholders.  

Ashley became interested in the healthcare field after acting as an informal caregiver for several of her grandparents.  She takes great pride in being an advocate for great care.  She has also worked as the Lead Care Coordinator at Chesapeake Caregivers, also was the Lead Community Health Worker at Maryland Primary Care Program, and the Program Coordinator for a local non-profit serving older adults in Anne Arundel County, Partners in Care.  Ashley graduated from the University of Maryland Baltimore County a Masters Degree in Management of Aging Services. She is certified in Mental Health First Aid, Medicare Counseling and Senior Medicare Patrol.

Contact Megan mzimmerman@alexlibraryva.org or 703-746-1703 for more information. 

AGE GROUP: | Seniors |

EVENT TYPE: | Health & Nutrition |

TAGS: | Seniors | Medicare | Health Care |

Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library

jcahill@alexlibraryva.org
Phone: 703.746.1703
Fax: 703.746.1708

Hours
Mon, May 20 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, May 21 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, May 22 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, May 23 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, May 24 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, May 25 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, May 26 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the branch

Parking: No library parking lot.  Street parking is available.  A paid parking lot is available on the 100 block of North Alfred Street. 

Public Transit:

  • Metrorail: Yellow and Blue lines at Braddock Road (1 mile) and King Street Stations (1.1 miles). 
  • Metrobus: 10A/B, 11C
  • DASH Bus: 30, 31, Old Town Circulator
  • King Street Trolley:  King & Columbus

For reasonable disability accommodation, contact jgregorio@alexlibraryva.org or call 703.746.1701 or TTY 703.746.1790.

Upcoming Events

Tue, May 28, 11:00am - 11:30am
First Floor
Songs, games, movement and more for ages 0-23 months

Thu, May 30, 11:00am - 11:45am
First Floor
Stories, songs, movement and more for ages 2+

Sat, Jun 01, 11:00am - 2:00pm
Bring items from home that are broken, torn or not quite working correctly. Our Fixit Coaches and Volunteers will try to get them up and running. Check-in at the Welcome Table to begin your visit.