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Wednesday, October 3, 2012

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 several days in the upcoming months.

Individuals wishing to receive information need to call Michelle Graham or Glenda Parks in the agency's information and referral department at 1-800-489-1561 in advance to make an appointment.

The dates and times include:

* Friday, Oct. 19, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.,

* Friday, Oct. 26, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.,

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

* Friday, Dec. 7, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

The agency will have free Medicare Part D options counseling for those individuals 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, the agency will travel to different locations in each county to provide the counseling.

The 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 options counseling.

For more information, call the office at 812-238-1561 or 1-800-489-1561, or e-mail mgraham@westcentralin.com.

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