Townsend has contracted with Liz Tredennick of “LizKnowsMedicare.com” to provide counseling to Townsend clients on the topics of Medicare and Medicaid. Liz takes pride in taking the complex topic of Medicare and making it simple for beneficiaries to understand how to make the most of their Medicare coverage. She has spoken to hundreds of community organizations and worked with thousands of people to understand Medicare. She has been providing Medicare education, counseling and group presentations to people for the past eight years. She was director of the Colorado SHIP (State Health Insurance Assistance Program) with the Colorado Division of Insurance, a program providing local counseling and assistance to Medicare beneficiaries throughout Colorado. She also worked with Centura Health providing Medicare and Medicaid information and assistance to clients.