Routt County Council on Aging coordinator for Medicare assistance program gives audio interview


Betsy Packer, the Routt County Council on Aging's counselor and coordinator for the Colorado State Health Insurance Assistance Program, gave an audio interview for the assistance program's 20th anniversary.

The State Health Insurance Assistance Program "provides free, unbiased, individualized information and counseling on Medicare and related insurances to seniors and the disabled," according to a news release.

Those who are seeking assistance with Medicare can call 1-888-696-7213.

To hear Packer talk about her work with the program and her travels across rural areas in Northwest Colorado to counsel seniors, listen to the interview below or visit

Packer can be reached at the Routt County Council on Aging at 970-879-0633, toll-free at 1-888-696-7213 or by emailing

Betsy Packer interview

Packer by Mgland84


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