SHIBA stands for Senior Health Insurance Benefits Assistance. SHIBA certified volunteers help people with Medicare understand their benefits, including Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage (Part D), Medicare Advantage Plans, Medigap Plans, appeals and claims, and Medicare Savings Programs.
SHIBA counselors are available throughout Linn, Benton, and Lincoln Counties Monday through Friday. To set up an appointment in Lincoln County, call (541) 574-2684. To set up an appointment in Linn or Benton Counties, call (541) 812-0849.
Interested in Helping?
SHIBA volunteers are needed in all 3 counties to help people navigate the Medicare maze. There is a high need in Corvallis, Sweet Home, Lincoln City, and Waldport. To fill out a volunteer application, visit the Oregon SHIBA website at: SHIBA Volunteer Application