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Low Income Medicare Recipients Can Get Help with Prescription Costs

Friday, February 14th, 2014

Southfield, Michigan (February 7, 2014) – Cost is the number one reason why older adults don’t fill prescribed medications, putting them at risk for a health crisis.  An estimated 15,000 Medicare Beneficiaries in southeastern Michigan are eligible to receive the Low-Income Subsidy (LIS), available through Medicare Part D to help cover their prescription drug costs, but the subsidy is typically underutilized.  The Area Agency on Aging 1-B (AAA 1-B) is ...

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Judith J. Wahlberg Professional Training Event March 6

Tuesday, February 4th, 2014

The Area Agency on Aging 1-B is pleased to announce the Fifth Annual Judith J. Wahlberg Memorial Lecture to be held on Thursday, March 6, 2014 at the Costick Center in Farmington Hills, Michigan from 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM.  This year’s speaker, Elaine K. Williams, author of "The Sacred Work of Grandparents Raising Grandchildren," will explore the topic of Caregiving and Stress Self-management. "I’m ded­i­cated to a holis­tic approach to ...

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