Bridges Senior Center will host free "New to Medicare" programs next week. This program is designed for those who will be new to Medicare or anyone else who would like to learn more about Medicare. Topics will include what Medicare is, what it covers, the different parts of Medicare, how it works with other insurance and what needs to be done before and after a person starts Medicare. Sessions are slated for 6 p.m. Thursday, March 22, at Liberty Village, 2322 N. Eastwood Ave., Streator (register by Monday, March 19); and 6 p.m. Thursday, April 19, at Liberty Village (register by Monday, April 16). To register, call Bridges at 815-431-8034.