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SHINE, a volunteer program with the Florida Department of Elder Affairs, can assist Medicare recipients in making the best informed decision for the 2013 Medicare Part D Drug Plan or Medicare Advantage Plan. Each site will have a short presentation followed by individual counseling. SHINE provides free, unbiased, and confidential counseling.
Low Income Medicare beneficiaries should ask about Extra Help (LIS) to help pay for 2013 Medicare Prescription Drug Plan costs.
Each Medicare recipient should being their Medicare Card, the 2012 Plan card (if any), and all prescription drug bottles, or a 90-day listing of prescriptions from a pharmacy.
To be referred to a SHINE site or a SHINE volunteer, call 1-800-262-2243.
SHINE volunteers will be at the following sites:
n Bronson Public Library, Bronson
Wednesday, Nov. 7, 1:30 p.m.-4 p.m.
Wednesday, Dec. 5, 1:30 p.m.-4 p.m.
n Cedar Key Public Library, Cedar Key
Wednesday, Nov. 7, 10 a.m.-noon
Friday, Oct. 26, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Chiefland Health Fair-Save A Lot
Wednesday, Nov. 21, 1:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m., Chiefland Senior Center
Tuesday, Dec. 4, 1:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m., Chiefland Senior Center
n Williston Public Library, Williston
Wednesday, Nov. 7, 9 a.m.-noon
Wednesday, Dec. 5, 9 a.m.-noon
Wednesday, Nov. 14, 9 a.m.-noon, A. F. Knotts Library
Saturday-Sunday, Nov. 17-18, all day, Yankeetown Seafood Festival
Wednesday, Dec. 12, 10 a.m.-noon, A.F. Knotts Library