Medicare open enrollment period ends December 7


Medicare Open Enrollment period is October 15 through December 7.

Medicare, Medicaid and related benefit information: 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, an Area Agency Aging volunteer is available Fridays from 9:00 a.m. to 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.

Note: After the Open Enrollment period ends, a volunteer will be available from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. on the first Friday of the month.

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.

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