Navigation Links
PA APPRISE Volunteers Honored for Helping Older Adults
Date:5/5/2009

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly 100 APPRISE volunteers who help Medicare beneficiaries understand their health insurance and related issues were honored for their efforts at a luncheon ceremony today in Lancaster. These volunteers provide services through the state's 52 Area Agencies on Aging.

"APPRISE volunteers perform an invaluable service to our older citizens who need help in understanding complicated Medicare and Medicaid and prescription issues and how they can get the coverage they need," said Pennsylvania Department of Aging Secretary John Michael Hall.

Statewide, there are more than 400 APPRISE volunteers who provide important free information to anyone on Medicare in Pennsylvania. Assistance is provided about services covered under Medicare Parts A, B and D, choices about Medicare coverage, the appeals process and financial assistance among other areas.

Awards ceremonies for the other volunteers will take place across the state during the next several weeks.

For more information about APPRISE and the Department of Aging, visit www.aging.state.pa.us.

CONTACT: Jane Crawford, (717) 783-1549


'/>"/>
SOURCE Pennsylvania Department of Aging
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. World Institute on Disability and American Red Cross to Announce Plan to Train Red Cross Volunteers to Better Assist People With Disabilities During Disasters
2. DaVita Volunteers Raise More than $1,000,000 for Nationwide Kidney Education and Prevention Programs
3. CaliforniaVolunteers Announces Winners of Find It. Do It. Share It. Contest
4. New Volunteers Selected to Lead American Cancer Society
5. Capital Area Chapter Deploys Volunteers to California
6. CNA/NNOC Nurse Volunteers Deployed to Southern California Firestorm
7. American Cancer Society Seeks Volunteers to Help Decide Who Gets Research Grants
8. VA Salutes Volunteers Spreading Holiday Cheer
9. Sixty Kaiser Permanente Volunteers Help Rebuild Gulf Coast
10. Ohio Dental Volunteers to Give Over $1.1M in Free Care and Improve Oral Health of 18,000 Children in Need Through 6th Annual Give Kids A Smile! Day Ohio
11. Clinical trial volunteers mostly indifferent -- but not blind to -- researchers financial conflicts
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:3/28/2017)... ... March 28, 2017 , ... “A Prophets Bones”: a thrilling adventure that reveals the mystery of ... were things that his parents and teachers had asked of him that he had neglected ... going to defy the Almighty Creator. There were some who would have felt themselves to ...
(Date:3/27/2017)... ... 27, 2017 , ... New patients who have sleep apnea in ... or without a referral. Sleep apnea is often left untreated because patients are not ... and chronic snoring. , Dr. Braasch seeks to raise awareness of sleep apnea ...
(Date:3/27/2017)... ... 27, 2017 , ... Drs. Bruce Trimble and Michelle Parker ... a referral. Trimble Dental offers a variety of services to meet each patient’s ... patients have discolored, crooked or missing teeth in Eau Claire, WI, Drs. Trimble ...
(Date:3/27/2017)... White Plains, NY (PRWEB) , ... March 27, 2017 , ... ... honoring Root Canal Awareness Week by teaching their patients about the key role this ... canal therapy from an experienced endodontist. To better serve those who need a ...
(Date:3/27/2017)... ... 2017 , ... This is the second major release since ... 2014. It is the culmination of collaborative efforts by members of the OSEHRA ... Member Zato Health co-funded the ONC certification and provided key technical support throughout ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:3/27/2017)... LEXINGTON, Mass. , March 27, 2017   Pulmatrix, ... innovative inhaled therapies to address serious pulmonary diseases, today announced ... allergic fungal disease, cystic fibrosis and asthma to its ... Richard B. Moss , MD, ... former Director of the Cystic Fibrosis Center at Stanford University, ...
(Date:3/27/2017)... March 27, 2017 The global ... USD 16.0 billion by 2025, according to a new ... of chronic diseases is anticipated to be responsible for ... thereby widens the scope for growth during the forecast ... population, which is highly susceptible to chronic diseases, is ...
(Date:3/27/2017)... and BOSTON , ... a leading global pharmaceutical company and Paratek Pharmaceuticals, ... the development and commercialization of innovative therapies based ... 3 trials of sarecycline for the treatment of ... primary efficacy endpoints. Sarecycline is a once-daily, oral, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: