Medicare open enrollment ends Dec. 7


Neil Tamber

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

* Basic information about Original Medicare (Parts “A” and “B”, 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.

During the Medicare Open Enrollment period, October 15 through December 7, Area Agency on Aging volunteers are available Fridays from 9:00 a.m. until 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, such as a neighbor and/or family member, might benefit from this service, please tell them about us.

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

New Medicare cards will be mailed out this spring. Make sure that your correct mailing address is on file.

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