Medicare, Medicaid and other health benefit information available

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 the following:

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 first Friday of the month from 9:00 a.m.–noon at the Sun Lakes Methodist Church, 9248 E. Riggs Road, Education Building, Room Three. The Education Building is located at the rear of the church’s grounds.

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

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