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Smith’s Office to Host Senior Service Fairs in Grand Island, Scottsbluff, and Beatrice

November 15, 2019
Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The office of Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) will host Senior Service Fairs in Grand Island, Scottsbluff, and Beatrice to coincide with Medicare Open Enrollment.

Officials from the Nebraska Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) will offer one-on-one consultations on available Medicare Part D prescription drug plans. Seniors seeking assistance should bring a complete list of their prescriptions, including dosage information. 

Representatives from Social Security and the VA will be on hand to answer questions. Complimentary blood pressure screenings will be provided by nursing students from Western Nebraska Community College (in Scottsbluff) and the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing, Kearney Division (in Grand Island).

The Senior Service Fairs will be held at the following times and locations:

Thursday, October 24
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. CT

Grand Generations Center
304 East 3rd Street, Grand island

It is strongly recommended Grand Island attendees schedule appointments directly with SHIIP in advance of the fair by calling 1-800-234-7119.

Thursday, October 31
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. MT

The Meridian Trust Building
3321 Avenue I, Scottsbluff

Tuesday, November 19
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. CT

The Beatrice Public Library
100 North 16th Street, Beatrice

For additional information, please contact Smith’s Grand Island office at (308) 384-3900.