Are you a veteran or the spouse of a veteran with questions about health care when you retire?
Monroe County employees Charles Weaver, County Veteran Service Officer and Alice Ackerman, Elder
Benefit Specialist with the Aging and Disability Resource Center will be hosting a special meeting on
Tuesday, Sept. 12 at 4:00 pm at the Kendall American Legion, 414 Medbury St. Kendall. They will be
going over VA Disability benefits offered by the VA for military veterans and or their families and how
they coordinate with Medicare. In addition, they will discuss how Medicare works for veterans who
retired from the military.
Topics will include the differences in benefits for the veterans and their spouses as well as what costs
TRICARE or CHAMPVA may pay for vs Medicare and if you need to have all parts of Medicare to receive
health care.
For more information, please contact the Veterans Services office at 608-269-8618 or Alice Ackerman at
608-269-8693 or toll free at 1-888-339-7854. Reservations are requested but not required.

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