Join Pete Alberti for a talk about Medicare updates for 2017 from 1-2 p.m. Oct. 5 at the Lexington Senior Center, 195 Life Lane.

Alberti is a health and life specialist with Kentucky Health Solutions, a company that represents more than 20 insurance companies. Kentucky Health Solutions provides coverage with Medicare Supplements, Medicare Advantage plans and Part D prescription drug plans.

Learn more about changes to the program before enrollment begins on Oct. 15 and takes place through Dec. 7.

Don’t forget to review your prescription plan during open enrollment. There are several ways to get help with it.

Contact Medicare directly by calling 1-800-633-2273.

Contact the State Health Insurance Assistance Program at 1-866-516-3051 or

Call Melissa Stiff at the Lexington Senior Center at 859-278-6072.

For more information about the Oct. 5 Medicare update program, contact the Senior Center at 859-278-6072.