Medicare Classes

Are you turning 65 and newly eligible for Medicare? Do you want to know more about your Medicare benefits?  Do you serve as a caregiver who would like learn about Medicare or are you a federal retiree with questions about enrolling in Medicare benefits? Then join us for a Medicare class.

Medicare classes include, but are not limited to, Medicare Part A (inpatient hospitalization/skilled nursing), Part B (doctors/outpatient hospital services/labs/radiology), Part C (Medicare Advantage plans), and Part D (prescription drugs), as well as Medicare supplemental plans.

Curriculum is developed through the federal SHIP (State Health Insurance and Assistance Program) or in Virginia, VICAP (Virginia Insurance Counseling and Assistance Program). A trained and certified Medicare Counselor will lead this interactive session.


Monday, February 13, 2023 from 1 - 2:30 p.m.
Virtual Program: Original Medicare vs. Medicare Advantage

Tuesday, March 14, 2023 from 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Virtual and In-Person Program: Medicare Fraud

Tuesday, April 25, 2023 from 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Virtual Program: Medicare and Retirement Planning


Classes are free. Enrollment is required. To enroll, use the links above, email us or call 703-228-1700 or 703-228-1788 (TTY).  Classes are not open to the media. Classes are subject to cancellation due to low enrollment.


Classes are located at the Department of Human Services (Sequoia Plaza) at 2100 Washington Blvd, Arlington, VA 22204. Classes will be held in Conference Room A of the Lower Level, unless otherwise indicated.

Free parking is available in the Arlington County Customer spaces in the garage across the street. Meter parking is available on the street and is free for evening classes.


Arlington County provides accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as described in the Americans with Disabilities Act. To arrange for an accommodation, call 703-228-1700 (TTY 703-228-1788) or email us. Provide as much advance notice as possible. Requests for sign language interpreters must be made at least five (5) full business days in advance.

Medicare Coverage and Federal Retiree Planning