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SHIINE program seeks volunteers

PIERRE — The South Dakota Senior Health Information and Insurance Education (SHIINE) program is currently seeking volunteers for all aspects of the SHIINE program.

 SHIINE will be holding orientation webinars on Wednesday and April 17 for individuals who have expressed interest.

 SHIINE volunteers receive training on all parts of Medicare and learn how to provide one-onone Medicare counseling. Volunteer counselors provide opportunities for seniors to discuss their Medicare questions and concerns. To become a SHIINE volunteer or learn more about it, visit or contact a regional coordinator:

 Eastern South Dakota:Tom Hoy

 Phone: 605-333-3314 or 1-800-536-8197  E-mail:

Central South Dakota: Kathleen Nagle

Phone: 605-224-3212 or 1-877-331-4834 E-mail: shiine@centralsd. org.

Western South Dakota: Debbie Stangle

Phone: 605-342-8635 or 1-877-286-9072 E-mail:

— Source: South Dakota Department of Social Services