Medicare, Medicaid information now available

Neil Tamber

Personalized objective assistance to seniors, the disabled and caregivers is 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 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.

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