Caregiver Resources


Helping You Help Others

We've devoted our lives to helping others. So, we know the time, effort, and dedication required. That's why we want to be a resource for you, the caregiver, as much as we strive to be for our members.

Educational Resources

If you're new to being a caregiver, then we have the information you need to get going.

Medicare Plans 101

Learn the difference between the types of Medicare, eligibility periods, and more.

Know the Timeline for Enrollment

There are several different enrollment periods, based on age and needs. Our infographic explains when these periods occur and who can enroll.

Highmark Wolecare Medicare Assured Plans Benefits

In addition to medical, hospitalization and pharmacy benefits, some of our plans include extra benefits personalized to our member’s needs.



This information is issued on behalf of Highmark Wholecare, coverage by Gateway Health Plan, which is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association. Highmark Wholecare serves a Medicaid plan to Blue Shield members in 13 counties in central Pennsylvania, as well as, to Blue Cross Blue Shield members in 27 counties in western Pennsylvania. Highmark Wholecare serves Medicare Dual Special Needs plans (D-SNP) to Blue Shield members in 14 counties in northeastern Pennsylvania, 12 counties in central Pennsylvania, 5 counties in southeastern Pennsylvania, and to Blue Cross Blue Shield members in 27 counties in western Pennsylvania.

Health benefits or health benefit administration may be provided by or through Highmark Wholecare, coverage by Gateway Health Plan, an independent licensee of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (“Highmark Wholecare”). Highmark Wholecare offers HMO plans with a Medicare Contract. Enrollment in these plans depends on contract renewal.



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