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Area 7 Agency to host counseling sessions

Sunday, October 16, 2011

Area 7 Agency on Aging and Disabled will be at St. Vincent Clay Hospital, 1206 E. National Ave., Brazil, to provide Medicare Part D options counseling on the following dates:

* Friday, Oct. 21, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.,

* Friday, Nov. 4, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., and

* Friday, Nov. 18, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Individuals wishing to receive information need to call Michelle Graham or Glenda Parks at the Information and Referral Department at 1-800-489-1561 in advance to make an appointment.

Area 7 Agency on Aging and Disabled will have free Medicare Part D options counseling for those who are enrolled in Medicare to provide assistance in choosing or switching prescription drug plans.

The open enrollment period for Medicare Part D begins Oct. 15 and ends Nov. 7. This is the only time when individuals may change their Part D drug plan providers.

Area 7 serves six counties in Indiana, including Clay, Parke, Putnam, Sullivan, Vermillion and Vigo.

Throughout October, November and December, representatives from Area 7 will travel to different locations in each county to provide the counseling by appointment.

Area 7 offices are located at 1718 Wabash Ave., Terre Haute. Interested individuals may call and set up an appointment to come to the office to receive Medicare Part D counseling.

For further information, e-mail mgraham@westcentralin.com.

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