Medicare, Medicaid and related health benefit information


Neil Tamber

Personalized objective assistance is available to seniors, the disabled and caregivers provided by volunteer counselors especially trained by the Arizona Agency on Aging Benefits Assistance Program. Services include:

* Basic information about Original Medicare, Supplemental (Medigap) policies, Medicare Prescription Drug Plans (Part “D”), Medicare Advantage Plans (HMO’s, etc.), AHCCCS (Medicaid), ALTCS (Arizona Long Term Care System) as well as Social Security and SSI

* Help with enrollments, appeals and resolving problems.

Volunteers are available on the Friday of the month from 9:00 a.m. until noon at the Sun Lakes Methodist Church, 9248 E. Riggs Road, Education Building, in Room 3. The Education Building is located at the rear of the church’s grounds.

If you or anyone you know might benefit from this service, please tell them about us.

No appointment is necessary, and there is no cost for this service.

Remember … new Medicare cards this spring. Make sure your mailing address is correct.

For additional information, call The Area Agency on Aging at 602-264-2255.