The Cardiac Support Group will meet Wednesday, October 12 at 6:30 p.m. at UH Samaritan Medical Center, 1025 Center Street. The topic of the meeting is “Medication Update,” presented by pharmacist Ken Biddle. Please call 419-289-0491, ext. 3435 for more information about the Cardiac Support Group.
One-on-one appointments for Medicare recipients, or individuals applying for Medicare coverage in 2017, are available October 21 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 2017, 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.