The Cardiac Support Group will meet Wednesday, October 14 at 6:30 p.m. at Samaritan Hospital. The topic of the meeting is “Medication update,” presented by pharmacist Ben Hobson.
The Diabetes Support Group will meet Thursday, Oct. 15 at 7 p.m. at Samaritan on Main for a presentation on “Carbohydrate Counting: Making it Meaningful.”
One-on-one appointments for Medicare recipients, or individuals applying for Medicare coverage in 2016, are available October 23 from noon to 7:00 p.m. at Samaritan on Main, 663 East Main Street in Ashland. Volunteer counselors and Ohio Department of Insurance staff, trained in Medicare and the Medicare Part D Annual Coordinated Election of Benefits, will: evaluate Medicare recipient’s current drug plans; show recipient’s their choices of plans; help recipients change their plan for 2016, if they wish; assist recipient’s applying for Part D Low Income Subsidy Assistance; assist with Medicare Savings Plan application forms; and provide community resource information.