South Dakota Focus: Medicare Openenrollment 2011

SD Focus - 11/17/2011

On our Thursday November 17th South Dakota we talk about Medicare Open Enrollment.  Seniors all across the country are currently making important decisions regarding their healthcare coverage.  The Open Enrollment period began in October 15th and will end Dec. 7th. Whether you are new to Medicare or looking at changing your current policy the process can be very confusing and stressful. Our Medicare experts will tackle those frequently asked questions plus viewers can call in with their own questions about their own unique situation. Guests include Sandy Spencer a SHIINE Representative and Cathy McLeer the Communications Director for AARP South Dakota. The toll free to number to call in with your own questions is 1.877.825.5788 or you can send us your question through email South Dakota Focus begins at 8pm CT on SDPB TV or online at

For additional information:

SHIINE Regional Coordinators:
Eastern South Dakota:
Tom Hoy
Phone: 1-800-536-8197 or 605-333-3314

Central South Dakota:
Kathleen Nagle
Phone: 1-877-331-4834 or 605-224-3212

Western South Dakota:
Debbie Stangle
Local: 1-877-286-9072 or 605-342-8635







AARP South Dakota

5101 South Nevada Avenue
Suite 150
Sioux Falls, SD 57108
Phone: 1-866-542-8172 (toll-free)
Fax: 1-605-361-2323
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday


AARP South Dakota Information Center 

Rushmore Mall
2200 N Maple Avenue
Rapid City, SD 57701
Phone: (605) 394-7798
Fax: (605) 394-7727


Candise Gregory
Project Director
East River Legal Services
335 North Main Ave.
Suite 300
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
Direct: 605-336-2475
Toll Free: 1.800.822.8804

Melissa R Wood
Program Director/West River
East River Legal Services
2525 West Main St.
Suite 203
Rapid City, SD 57702
Direct: 605-342-3494
Toll Free: 1-800-695-8168




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