Medicare Assistance

Senior Health Insurance Benefits Assistance (SHIBA) is a statewide program providing free, unbiased help understanding options with Medicare benefits. SHIBA volunteers are trained, certified counselors who help current and new Medicare beneficiaries make informed decisions about their health and prescription drug plan choices. 

SHIBA counselors offer one-on-one counseling at community centers, private homes or wherever is convenient. Group presentations to help people understand the complexities of Medicare can be requested by calling 503-846-3094. Visit

Open Enrollment is October 15 through December 7, 2017

Open enrollment for Medicare begins October 15. SHIBA counselors will be available at locations throughout Washington County to assist with Medicare enrollment and questions throughout the open enrollment period. Click on the images below for locations, dates and times or download a PDF of the calendar here.

Medicare October 2017 calendar Medicare November 2017 calendar   Medicare December 2017 calendar