Oct. 16, 2012. Do you know someone who is on Medicare and needs assistance in paying for their prescription drugs? Medicare beneficiaries may be eligible for the federal Extra Help low income subsidy program if he or she has limited income and resources.
Sept. 11, 2012. If you or someone you know is approaching Medicare age, the Avery County Senior Center staff would like to help you understand what you are getting into. The Avery County Senior Center will be holding an educational session to assist individuals learn the basics about Medicare.
July 24, 2012. Approaching 65? Confused about Medicare? Attend a seminar at the Lois E. Harrill Senior Center in Boone on Thursday, August 23, from 1:30 to 3 p.m. to discuss the basics of Medicare, supplements and drug plans. This event is part of the SHIIP Program (Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program) and is not sponsored by any insurance company or agent.