Do you understand the fine print in your health insurance policy? Are there questions you wish you’d asked during your last office visit with a specialist? Are you struggling to coordinate care for a loved one who lives far away? As healthcare becomes more and more complex, patients and their loved ones need to know how to be their own advocates. Nicole Christenson, CEO of healthcare advocacy firm Care Answered, will provide tips and strategies for navigating the healthcare system at “What You Know Can Save a Life: Being Your Best Healthcare Advocate.” This informative presentation will be held at the Smithtown Public Library on Tuesday, August 29, at 7:00 pm.

The lecture is sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Smithtown and the Smithtown Public Library. Attendance is free, but pre-registration is required. To register, please call 631-360-2480 or visit