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New Information: Seniors who enrolled in a 2015 Aetna Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug (MAPD) or stand-alone Medicare Part D (PDP) plan having difficulty filling prescriptions will be provided temporary access to all pharmacies in the Aetna network until at least February 28.  In addition, seniors may request a Special Enrollment Period and discuss other plan options for the remainder of 2015 by calling 1-800 MEDICARE.  For further help, contact an APPRISE counselor at (610) 834-1040 ext. 20. 

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Read how Apprise counselors are helping thousands with their Medicare questions.   Click to read recent article.

 

                     APPRISE Counseling Sites

CENTER ADDRESS PHONE COUNSELORS HOURS
Abington Home Care Center 51 Medical Campus Dr. Lansdale, PA 19446 215-855-8291 Mon 9 am - 1 pm, by appointment

Ambler Senior Activity Center

45 Forrest Ave
Ambler, PA 19002

215-619-8863

1st Fri of month, 9 am - noon by appointment

Ardmore Senior Center

117 Ardmore Ave
Ardmore, PA 19003

610-642-9370

By appointment

Blue Bell RSVP Office

 

925 Harvest Drive      Blue Bell, PA 19422

 

 

610-834-1040 ext. 47

Mon. and Tues afternoon, by appointment.
Center on the Hill Chestnut Hill Presbyterian Church 8855 Germantown Phila, PA 19118 610-834-1040 ext. 59 Thurs  2 - 5 pm, by appointment
Citadel Bank, East Norriton

Citadel Bank        75 W. Germantown Pike, E. Norriton

610-834-1040   ext. 61

 

 

Tues. 9 am to noon, by appointment

Collegeville RSVP

Trinity UC Christ Church
532 Main Street
Collegeville, PA 19426

610-489-1555

By appointment

Conshohocken Library

301 Fayette St Conshohocken, PA

610-825-1656

By appointment

ElderMed at Abington Hospital

Abington Hospital
Muller Institute
1200 Old York Rd
Abington, PA 19001

215-481-5740

Mon & Weds  by  appointment; Extened hours during OpenEnrollment

Eldernet 9 South Bryn Mawr  Ave Bryn Mawr, PA 19010 610-525-0706 2nd Fri, by appointment

Encore Experiences

312 Alumni Ave
Harleysville, PA 19438

215-256-6900

1st Wednesday 1 - 4 pm by appointment

Generations Senior Adult Activity Center  259 North 2nd St Souderton, PA 18964 215-723-5841 1st Thurs 1 - 4 pm, by appointment

Hatboro Free Public Library

243 S. York Rd
Hatboro, PA

215-672-1420

Phone calls taken

Indian Valley Public Library

100 East Church Ave                            Telford, PA 18969

215-723-9109 ext.103

2nd Wed 7 - 9 pm, by appointment

Jeanes Memorial Library

4051 Joshua Rd
Lafaytte Hil, PA 19444

610-834-1040 ext 59

By appointment, call

Barbara Rutberg

 

New Horizons Senior Care 100 Conway Ave, Borough Hall, Narberth, PA 19072 610-664-2366 3rd Thurs, noon - 2 pm, by appointment

Norristown Aging & Adult Services (AAS)

1430 DeKalb Pike
Norristown, PA 19404

610-278-3911

Thurs 9:30 am – noon, walk-ins or appointments. Wed 1 - 4 pm during Open Enrollment

Norristown Senior Adult Center

536 George St
Norristown, PA 19401

610-275-1960

1st Tues 9:30 - noon, by appointment. Also every Tues 9:30 - noon during Open Enrollment

North Wales Library 233 S. Swartley St North Wales, PA 19454 610-834-1040 ext. 46 2nd Tuesday 1 - 3:30  By appointment
Open Line 452 Penn St Pennsburg, PA 610-362-9109 By appointment

PEAK Senior Center

Schwenckfeld Manor   1292 Allentown Rd.
Lansdale, PA

215-362-1076

Tues 9 am - noon, by appointment

Pottstown Aging & Adult Services

260 High St
Pottstown, PA 19464

610-327-9203

By appointment

Pottstown Senior Ctr

724 N. Adams St
Pottstown, PA 19464

610-323-5009

Tues afternoon by appointment

Royersford Public Library

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220 S. Fourth Ave
Royersford, PA

610-948-7277

2nd Fri 10 am, by appointment

Springfield Library

1600 Paper Mill Rd.     Wyndmoor, PA 19038

215-836-5300

Monday 9 - noon by appointment

 

Upper Dublin Public Library 805 Loch Alsh Ave.   Ft. Washington, PA 215-628-8744, push "2" for info Wed. 10 am - 1 pm        by appointment

Upper Merion Senior Service Center

650 S. Henderson Rd
King of Prussia, PA 19406

610-265-4715

By appointment

Upper Perkiomen Senior Center

517 Jefferson St
E. Greenville, PA

215-679-6550

By appointment

Willow Grove Aging Adult Services

102 York Rd.,  Willow Grove, PA 19090

215-784-5413

Tues 1 - 3 pm

Wissahickon Valley Library 650 Skippack Pike Blue Bell, PA 19422 610-834-1040 ext. 59 Mon. 2 - 4 pm, by appointment

For additional information or to schedule a free and confidential consultation, call Donna Uhler at 610-834-1040  ext. 20, or e-mail at donnau@rsvpmc.org.  Click to view news about Donna's Innovation Award.

 

You can also contact APPRISE counselors in these counties:

Philadelphia - call the Mayor's Commission on Services to the Aging at (215) 686-8462 if you live in the following zip codes: 19102, 03, 04, 05, 07, 12, 18, 19, 21, 22, 23, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 37, 38, 39, 40, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 51 and 53.

 

If you live in northeast or northwest Philadelphia, call the Albert Einstein Medical Center's "Premium Years" progrm at (215) 456-7600 if you live in the following zip codes: 19111, 14, 15, 16, 19, 20, 24, 26, 35, 36, 38, 40, 41, 44, 49, 50, 52 and 54.

 

Bucks County - call the Bucks County Area Agency on Aging at (215) 348-0510.

 

Delaware County - call the County Office of Services for the Aging (COSA) at (610) 490-1300.

 

Chester County - call the Chester County Department of Aging Services (CCDAS) at (610) 344-6350.

 

Berks County - call the Berks County Office of Aging at (610) 478-6500.

 

Additional Medicare Information

 

APPRISE - Current Medicare Coverage

APPRISE - Frequently Asked Questions

APPRISE - Resources