DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) — SARCOA is urging seniors to take advantage of its free events to enroll in Medicare.

From this time of year, October 15 – December 7, it’s the only time seniors on Medicare can change or compare plans.

This week SARCOA is visiting senior centers with counselors from the state health insurance assistance program , SHIP, to help Medicare beneficiaries make informed decisions on insurance plans for next year.

They will make their rounds through November 22nd and the events are free of charge.

Here’s a short list of the events for the rest of the week.

October 20 – Enterprise Senior Center 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

October 21 – Slocomb Senior Center 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Click the link for the full list.

If you can’t make it to one of the events, you can enroll online.

Enrollment for Medicare will end on December 7th.