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in May 2021

Spring-Summer 2021 Hawaii SHIP Imua Newsletter

Our Spring-Summer 2021 newsletters is packed with info on: The Joys of Volunteering with Hawaii SHIP 2021 Annual Medicare Recertification Eligibility requirements for Medicare and Medicaid 2021 UH-Manoa Intro to Medicare Course Free Medicare information from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Benefits of joining the Retired & Senior Volunteer Program LTCOP & SMP ...

Welcome to Medicare Virtual Fair – June 23, 2021

Join Hawaii SHIP at the Welcome to Medicare Virtual Fair sponsored by the national SHIP network. Learn from Medicare experts on how to enroll and the benefits and services covered. Local Medicare-certified counselors will be available in the Hawaii SHIP virtual booth to answer your questions. Mark your calendar for Wednesday, June 23, 2021, from ...

Inside the Mind of a Con Artist

Hawaii SHIP partner, AARP, invites the public to a free presentation on May 22, 2021, featuring Brett Johnson, the original "Godfather of the Dark Web." Learn from the former cyber criminal on protecting yourself from cyber scams. Flier - Inside the Mind of a Con Artist v2

Emergency Broadband Benefit Program

The Emergency Broadband Benefit Program will accept applications beginning today, May 12, 2021. The program provides a temporary discount on monthly broadband bills for qualifying low-income households. One way to qualify is if your household has an income at or below 135% of the federal poverty guidelines. For more information, click on the link: EBB Info Sheet

SMP Hawaii’s KukuiGram

Our local experts on Medicare fraud and abuse, Senior Medicare Patrol Hawaii, has published their first quarterly newsletter, KukuiGram! Learn how to protect your personal information. Attend free presentations. Volunteer with SMP Hawaii or the Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program. Get all of this and more by clicking on the link: Kukui Gram Issue One May ...

Guard Your COVID-19 Vaccination Card!

After you get your COVID-19 vaccine, keep your vaccination card safe. Scammers are using the COVID-19 pandemic to try to steal your personal information. Don't share a photo of your COVID-19 vaccination card online or on social media. Scammers can use content you post, like your date of birth, health care details, or other personal information ...