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SPIRIT: Medicare

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October 24, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

“Everything you need to know about Medicare that no one will tell you”

  1. Answers to all your pressing questions
  2. Hear a real Medicare Insurance specialist
  3. Make Medicare work for you

Answers to questions like:

  • What is Medicare?
  • Why do I need it?
  • Should I take a Medicare advantage plan or a supplement instead?
  • How can I better understand my Part D drug plan, how drug plans work?
  • What penalties should I be sure to avoid?
  • Who should I call for?
  • Does everyone wait so long on hold with Social Security?
  • Are all drug plans the same?
  • Are all supplement the same?
  • How to decide which insurance setup is best for me?
  • How does Medicaid fit in with Medicare?
  • What is the solution to being covered for travel overseas?
  • Is my employer plan better than Medicare?
  • Who can I trust?
  • Why so many flyers?
  • Why so many telemarketers?
  • Should I avoid answering the phone?
  • What should I do during open enrollment every year?


Presented by Shmuel Zaidman

           A Licensed Health Insurance Specialist by training, Shmuel (Steven) Zaidman has spent the past 16 years working one on one educating and enrolling members of our community entering Medicare. Certified by CMS (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services), Shmuel is contracted and trained by the top carriers across the country, serving all 50 states. If you are an individual looking for expert guidance upon entering Medicare or when leaving employer-based benefit plans, you will value the years of real-life expertise that Mr. Zaidman can offer.

          In addition, using his experience with group benefits, Mr. Zaidman works one on one with employers who require professionalism and expertise to support their HR personnel when Medicare comes into question.

            Now more than ever with the tremendous growth in the senior market, the need for expertise in the complicated field of Medicare Insurance and how it affects each one of us in its own unique way is only increasing. Shmuel can be reached at shmuel@65andready.com or (732) 497- CARE ( 2273).


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We have created a new SPIRIT website with archives and upcoming programs! Now you can watch all of the SPIRIT presentations geared toward retirees- on subjects such as history to exercise to mental health, all in one place! 

CLICK HERE to enjoy past programs on-demand at your convenience!   

The information provided by the OU SPIRIT program is for informational purposes only and should not be construed as advice on any legal/medical/nutritional/mental health/ financial/halachic or other subject matter.  You should not act or refrain from acting on the basis of the information you learn during a SPIRIT program without seeking legal/medical/nutritional/mental health/financial/Rabbinic or other appropriate professional advice.

Partnering Synagogues:
Anshei Chesed Congregation, Boynton Beach (FL)
Anshei Emuna Congregation, Delray Beach (FL)
Beth David Synagogue, West Hartford (CT)
Bialystoker Synagogue, New York (NY)
B’nai Israel-Ohev Zedek, Philadelphia (PA)
Congregation Agudath Sholom, Stamford (CT)
Congregation Ahavas Sholom, Columbus (OH)
Congregation Aitz Chaim, West Palm Beach (FL)
Congregation Anshe Sfard, New Orleans (LA)
Congregation Anshe Sfard Kehillat Torah, Glendale (WI)
Congregation Beth Hamedrosh, Wynnewood (PA)
Congregation Beth Aaron, Teaneck (NJ)
Congregation Beth Ora, Montreal (QUE)
Congregation Beth Sholom, Providence (RI)
Congregation Bnai Yeshurun, Teaneck (NJ)
Congregation Etz Chaim of Kew Gardens Hills (NY)
Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun, New York (NY)
Congregation Machane Chodosh, Forest Hills, NY
Congregation Ohav Zedek, Wilkes-Barre (PA)
Congregation Tiferet Israel, Austin (TX)
Congregation Torah Ohr, Boca Raton (FL)
Congregation Zvi Jacob, Utica (NY)
Darchei Noam, Minneapolis (MN)
East Denver Orthodox Synagogue (EDOS), Denver (CO)
Fleetwood Synagogue, Fleetwood (NY)
Jewish Center of Atlantic Beach (NY)
Kehillat New Hempstead (NY)
Kehillat Shaarei Torah of Toronto (ONT)
Keneseth Beth Israel, Richmond (VA)
Ner Tamid Greenspring Valley Synagogue, Baltimore (MD)
Suburban Orthodox Congregation Toras Chaim, Baltimore (MD)
Suburban Torah, Livingston (NJ)
United Orthodox Synagogues, Houston (TX)
Young Israel of Bal Harbour, Surfside (FL)
Young Israel of Brookline (MA)
Young Israel of Deerfield Beach (FL)
Young Israel of East Brunswick (NJ)
Young Israel of Elkins Park (PA)
Young Israel of Fort Lee (NJ)
Young Israel of Hillcrest (NY)
Young Israel of Hollywood/Ft. Lauderdale (FL)
Young Israel of Kew Gardens Hills (NY)
Young Israel of New Hyde Park (NY)
Young Israel of Plainview (NY)
Young Israel of Queens Valley (NY)
Young Israel of Southfield (MI)
Young Israel of Stamford (CT)
Young Israel of West Hartford (CT)
Young Israel of West Hempstead (NY)



October 24, 2023
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm