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Understanding Social Security and Medicare


Course Information

Location: Online Webcast

Learn how to sign-up and receive Medicare and Social Security benefits and how to integrate and maximize those benefits when planning for retirement.

Course materials and instructions will be emailed to all registered members 1-2 days before the date of this class.


  • Learn how to check income history and estimate future Social Security benefits at
  • Evaluate Social Security filing strategies while considering your own unique circumstances
  • Understand how benefits are calculated and the effects on your fixed monthly payment
  • Aggregate Social Security’s cost of living adjustments and possible delayed retirement credits into your retirement planning
  • Master Medicare terminology and the different ways to receive Medicare benefits
  • Establish your projected Medicare sign-up date in line with your retirement plans

How to Register:

County & Court Employees: Register on LMS via OKTA. This class can count toward your annual 20-hour training target!

Mosquito District & Library Employees: Register on LMS here. If you do not have access or experience any issues, email with the name and date of the class that you would like to attend.