Senior Benefits Information Center / Medicare Information


Senior Benefits Information Centers (SBICs) help older adults 60 and over and those caring for the elderly achieve a better understanding of Medicare health plans and prescription drug coverage. Information is provided about different types of government programs.
Meet with trained counselors in a private setting to get information about:
  • Medicare, Medicare Advantage, and Medigap supplement plans
  • Part D prescription drug coverage
  • Medicare savings plans for low-income seniors
  • Financial benefit programs such as Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP), food stamps (SNAP)
The program meets every Wednesday, 1/2 - 12/18, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm (No meeting on Wed. 11/27) Please mark your calendars.
You will be able to meet with trained counselors in a private setting. No appointment is necessary. If you can't visit the library in person, you can leave a message on the SBIC helpline at 914-231-3260 or email us at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  with your name, number, a time to call between 9am-5pm and whether your interest is in Medicare services or other benefits. 
A counselor will return your call within two business days. 
In case of snow, SBIC will not meet if the Somers schools are closed.
Call the The Somers Library for more information at 914-232-5717