Programs & Services

Medicare & Health Insurance Counseling

The Southern Maine Agency on Aging offers Welcome to Medicare Seminars in Scarborough, Windham and Sanford.

One-on-one appointments offer health insurance counseling including Medicare D for Medicare beneficiaries and people living in York and Cumberland counties.

All of Maine's Agencies on Aging and Legal Services for the Elderly offer this service, working closely with the Maine Office of Aging and Disability Services.

How We Can Help

Our staff and Volunteer Medicare Advocates can assist you with decisions and questions about:

  • Medicare
  • Health insurance
  • Supplemental insurance (Medigap)
  • Health insurance paperwork
  • Insurance coverage for care provided in your home or in a nursing home
  • How paying for a nursing home can affect your home and your spouse
  • Information and complaints about insurance agents and companies

Getting Help

Need help sorting out your health care bills or understanding health insurance? Call Southern Maine Agency on Aging at 207-396-6500 in the Portland area or toll-free 1-800-427-7411. Ask to speak with an Resource Specialist.

If you have questions about companies or agents selling health insurance in Maine, call the Bureau of Insurance at 207-624-8475 or toll free: 1-800-300-5000.

Need a legal opinion? Call the free hot line of Legal Services for the Elderly at 1-800-750-5353.


Commitment to Reasonable Accommodation:

SMAA will, with adequate notice and upon request, provide appropriate auxiliary aids and services to persons with disabilities, to assist in effective communication and to participate equally in programs, services and activities. From the Portland calling area, call 396-6503 or 1-800-427-7411 x503 to make your request.


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Contact an Resource Specialist

If you are unsure of the services or program you need, feel free to call us and ask for a Resource Specialist or request information.

For a Medicare Seminar or
Health Insurance Counseling appointment, please complete our online form.

Areas We Serve

207-396-6500 or 1-877-353-3771

Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Monday - Friday

Call 711 if you are deaf or hard of hearing and need relay service.