Western Illinois Region Agency on Aging: We Need Volunteers! | Special Sections

WIAAA (Western Illinois Area Agency on Aging) is looking for SHIP (Senior Health Insurance Program) volunteers!

Our certified SHIP counselors offer one-on-one advice and assistance for Medicare, Medigap, Medicare Advantage, and other health insurance options related to aging and disability. SHIP counselors also provide information and assistance to limited-income beneficiaries applying for benefit programs, such as Extra Help, Medicare Savings Programs, and prescription assistance programs. We are here to educate, advocate, counsel, and empower Medicare beneficiaries to make informed healthcare decisions to meet their needs.

We are looking for motivated and caring people to offer impartial advice to older people and adults with disabilities.

To become a Certified SHIP Advisor, you must attend one of the training sessions below.

• May 9, 11, 13 and May 16, 18, 20.

• July 11, 13, 15 and July 18, 20, 22

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• August 22, 24, 26, August 29, 31 and September 2

If you are interested in becoming a SHIP advisor, complete a volunteer application available at wiaaa.orgor call us at (309) 793-6800.

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