Cooperative Extension offering prescription program assistance

Lincoln University’s Paula J. Carter Center on Minority Health and Aging, part of the LU-University of Missouri Cooperative Extension program, is helping senior citizens understand the various programs that provide prescription drugs.

Services will be available from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. through Thursday and on Nov. 30; Dec. 1-2, Dec. 6-8 and Dec. 14-16, in Jefferson City at the Paula J. Carter Center, 900 Leslie Blvd., in the LU South Campus Building at the corner of Chestnut Street and Leslie Boulevard.

Trained volunteers will be available to assist current and new enrollees understand the Missouri Rx Plan, compare current plans or enroll in the Medicare Part D Prescription Program.

The service is being offered in collaboration with “Community Leaders Assisting the Insured of Missouri,” also known as “CLAIM.”

The facility is handicapped accessible.

Those attending should bring a Medicare Card or Medicare Advantage Card, and a list of current prescribed medications with dosages.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, call CLAIM at 1-800-390-3330.

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