NORWALK, CT – On Wednesday, August 8, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) will hold an information session, “Medicare & My Parents,” where representatives from Medicare, the Southwest Connecticut Agency on Aging, and the Social Security Administration will outline the services they offer and explain how constituents can help their parents and prepare for their own transitions into Medicare. They will discuss the difference between Medicare and Medicare Advantage, how to choose the right plan, who to call with questions about coverage, and applying for Social Security benefits.

Those who would like to attend are encouraged to RSVP by contacting Amy Lappos in the Congressman’s Bridgeport office at (866) 453-0028 or

WHO: Congressman Jim Himes
Chris Crain, Director of Programs, Southwestern Connecticut Agency on Aging
Steve Richardson, Deputy Regional Communications Director, New England Social Security Administration
Helen Mulligan, Office of the Regional Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

WHAT: Medicare & My Parents Informational Meeting

WHEN: Wednesday, August 8 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.

WHERE: Norwalk Community College
PepsiCo Theater
188 Richards Avenue, Norwalk