With the annual Medicare open enrollment taking place from Oct. 15 through Dec. 7, the Shepherd’s Center of Greater Winston-Salem will hold workshops on Fridays during that period to assist beneficiaries in choosing the correct drug plan and the Medicare Advantage plans and in making changes.

Trained counselors from the Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program, or SHIP, will be available to assist with sign-ups.

Workshops will be held on Nov. 3, 10 and 17, and Dec. 1. One-hour appointments are available between 1 and 5 p.m. on those days. The workshops will be held at the Shepherd’s Center, 1700 Ebert St.

Space is limited and appointments are required. Call the center at 336-748-0217 to make an appointment.