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Senior Center Hosts Medicare Checkup Nov. 10

The Fulton County Senior Center will host the annual Medicare Check-Up Day, Monday, Nov. 10, at the Fulton County Senior Center, 240 Clinton Street, Wauseon.

A representative of the Ohio Department of Insurance will be at the senior center that day to assist seniors with some of their Medicare decisions.

From 10 am until noon, there will be discussion of the change in Medicare for 2009 and information about the Medicare Prescription Drug Plan.

The morning session will include time for questions and answers.

There will be a lunch break from noon to 1 pm. Jan Roloff, of the senior center, said lunch will be available at the center. The price is $1.50 for 60 and older, $3.50 for those under 60 or those who do not reside in Fulton County. Lunch reservations must be made 24 hours in advance.

From 1 pm to 3 pm, representatives will meet individually with seniors to go over their Medicare options. Individual meetings will be held on a firstcome, first-served basis.

Those seeking to have comparisons done are asked to bring their Medicare card, along with a list of their medications and dosages.

Individual appointments to review Medicare coverage are available after the Nov. 10 checkup date. Contact Roloff at 419-337-9299.

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