Confused About Retirement Benefits? We Can Help!

You just turned 65. Now What?

Knowing how to access and make the most of your retirement benefits is important. Berks Encore can help. We can help you learn the basics of Medicare and Social Security, how and when to enroll, how you can supplement your Medicare benefits, what Medicare coverage will cost and what financial assistance is available.

Programs were suspended in 2020 due to COVID. Please stay tuned as we make plans to develop new ways to provide this information to you. Pleases call 610-374-3195 ext. 208 for more information on how Berks Encore can help!


2021 Community Information Sessions

Due to COVID we have cancelled all in person large group meetings. Check back for more information on community information sessions regarding wills, power of attorney, long term care, Medicare and Social Security.  

Watch for ZOOM options from our Berks Encore Care+ team.

If You Have Questions – APPRISE is here!

Berks Encore’s APPRISE counselors are available for free, one-on-one appointments at any of our six centers. APPRISE is a free health insurance counseling program for Pennsylvanians with Medicare. Berks Encore’s APPRISE counselors are available to help you understand your Medicare benefits. These unbiased and friendly counselors will help you understand all of your options. Appointments are available year round. Call 610-374-3195, x208 or email to make your appointment.

Navigating the Medicare System

In this video, former Berks Encore VP of Community Based Aging Services, Dot Hartman joins Ann Barlet, Berks County Area Agency on Aging to discuss how to navigate the Medicare system on BCTV. Thanks to our friends at the Berks County Area Agency on Aging for underwriting this important four-part series on retirement planning.