Choosing a Medicare plan can be confusing. Learn about your options and how to protect yourself from some of the expenses Medicare doesn’t cover from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois on Monday, Oct. 14. This free program will be held from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. in the Silver Cross Hospital Conference Center, Pavilion A, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox. Topics include Medicare basics, eligibility and enrollment periods, types of plans available, and more. A question & answer session will follow. Friends and family are welcome. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois, a division of Health Care Service Corporation, a Mutual Legal Reserve Company (HCSC), an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, is a Medicare Advantage organization with a Medicare contract under contract H3822 with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. HCSC is a Medicare Advantage organization with a Medicare contract. Register to attend at www.silvercross.org or call 1-888-660-HEAL (4325).