Blue Mountain Health System will co-sponsor a workshop, Understanding Medicare, with the Carbon County Area Agency on Aging at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, in the community room at the Gnaden Huetten campus of BMHS, 211 N. 12th St. in Lehighton.

Whether you're brand-new to Medicare or are a long-time beneficiary, the inner workings of this sprawling, government-mandated health insurance program might remind you of a complicated machine the kind with so many unexpected moving parts that you can't figure out quite how it operates. Find out what you need to know about Medicare health insurance, including its different parts and the wealth of health care resources it provides.

Registration is required at (610) 377-7070.