Bellingham event offers details about Medicare, vet benefits

A free public event called “What’s Next: Medicare Awareness” will be held Oct. 14 at Bellingham Senior Activity Center with information on such topics as Medicare, fraud prevention, beneficiary needs, and benefits for veterans. The program, which will run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the center, 315 Halleck St ., is presented in partnership with the Whatcom Alliance for Health Advancement and Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisors.