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SHINE (Serving the Health Information Needs of Elders)

Agency Type

LSP

Address

MetroWest Regional SHINE Program
Needham Council on Aging, 83 Pickering Ave
Needham , MA 2492

Description

SHINE is a statewide program that provides free health insurance information, assistance and counseling to Medicare beneficiaries of all ages and their caregivers. The MetroWest SHINE Program covers 22 cities and towns in the area west of Boston. Elders typically can meet with a SHINE counselor at the senior center located in their home town.

Office Phone

(781) 453-8076

Information Phone

(781) 453-8076

State Phone

(800) 243-4636

Languages

English

Special Notes

SHINE counselors help seniors and all Medicare beneficiaries understand their rights and benefits under Medicare and their other health insurance coverage.

Hours

Monday through Friday 9am to 4pm

Directions

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Source

Intervention Type

Agency/Organization

Intervention Focus

Social Isolation, Loneliness

Audience

Older adults (65+), People with disabilities, Veterans

Technology

No-Tech

Evidence Level

In Review

Resource Type

Organization

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