Friday, February 24, 2017

SHINE Serving the Health Insurance Needs of Everyone

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For more information, meet with a SHINE counselor. To make an appointment with the SHINE counselor here, please contact Sheila or Sandra at 978-531-2254. You may also call the Regional SHINE office at Mystic Valley Elder Services at 781-388-4845.

Healthcare Proxies and End of Life Care - Planning Ahead: What are you CHOICES?

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Prescription Advantage

Massachusetts' Prescription Drug Program for Seniors and People with Disabilities
Prescription Advantage is administered by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Executive Office of Elder Affairs
  • There are no fees to join Prescription Advantage if your income is below 300% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines (FPG). You must still pay any of your Medicare Part D premiums and co-payments not covered by Prescription Advantage.
  • Members with incomes between 300% and 500% of the FPG must pay a $200 annual enrollment fee to join Prescription Advantage.
  • People on Medicare who have incomes above 500% of the FPG are not eligible for Prescription Advantage.

For a complete rate schedule, call Prescription Advantage at 1-800-AGE-INFO (1-800-243-4636), or TTY: 1-877-610-0241, or see Prescription Advantage Rate Schedule Guide (April 2018)>>.

Prescription Advantage Authorized Representative Form>>
Send or fax the completed application and copies of your required
documentation to:
Prescription Advantage
P.O. Box 15153
Worcester, MA 01615-0153


Prescription Advantage Application Instructions

Fuel Assistance Need help with your heating bills? Is your home warm enough? Publication by NSCAP

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Drug Seniors & Addiction, a free web resource that provides information and support to people fighting substance abuse and related mental health issues.

Older adults abuse drugs and suffer from addiction at rates similar to teens and young adults. As the baby boomer generation continues to age, the demand for addiction treatment for older adults will continue to grow.

>>Click here to link to for more info on Seniors & Addiction>>