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Join Ohio SMP as a Volunteer/Peer Educator

At the heart of Ohio SMP are volunteers/peer educators who educate groups of older Americans about illegitimate Medicare practices by presenting information to groups or by distributing literature at senior/health fairs.

See how fun it is by watching this video!   Even while we are all staying at home to #FlattenTheCurve, our peer educators are sharing information with people they know from their own churches, retired professional organizations, social groups and others.  Ohio SMP has had a long-term collaboration with OSHIIP (Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program). We also have strong ties to the Ohio Attorney General’s Office so that both organizations can work to strengthen each other’s efforts to reduce the number of scams aimed at seniors.

As a peer educator, you will not only build your knowledge of the basics of Medicare and learn about health care fraud, you will also be equipped to inform others of how to recognize and avoid fraud and scams.  If you can’t volunteer right now, take a look at other ways you can support Pro Seniors.  #GivingTuesdayNow

Any Ohioan interested in volunteering as a peer educator may contact Jane Winkler at jwinkler@proseniors.org or 513-345-4160 / 1-800-488-6070, extension 523, or complete the following form:

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“All too often I read about exploitation of the elderly in the news.  Makes me angry.  And volunteering for SMP (and OSHIIP) is just my way of helping.”
~Ron, Ohio SMP Volunteer/Peer Educator

Help Fight Fraud: Volunteer!

Help fight Medicare Fraud! To volunteer call 1-800-488-6070 proseniors.orgOhio Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP) peer educators volunteer their time and talents to spreading the word about the latest scams that target Medicare beneficiaries.  Share Ohio SMP information at a community health fair, tell your golf buddies how to recognize suspected fraud, or give presentations to groups.  Watch for our billboards across Ohio, and join us as a volunteer.  Learn more here.

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Your gift to #CincinnatiGives will help to establish the Rhonda Y. Moore Fellowship, to engage students/recent graduates in hands-on learning with our attorneys, ombudsmen and administrative staff, to continue the important work of Pro Seniors.  Funds raised will provide a stipend to the selected fellow in support of their service hours for Pro Seniors.

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