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 Take better care of yourself

Remember that Medicare covers a number of preventive screenings and tests to help you achieve a healthy lifestyle. Preventive tests include the flu shot, colonoscopy, mammogram, prostate cancer screening, yearly wellness visit, bone mass measurement and screenings for depression, cardiovascular issues, diabetes, glaucoma, obesity, and STD. Self-management for diabetes training is available as well counseling for obesity. Don’t forget your pneumococcal shot. Make this your best year yet and take better care of yourself!


Soon eligible for Medicare? Have questions about Medicare coverage? Having a problem with your Medicare coverage?  For help, contact an APPRISE counselor at (610) 834-1040 ext. 120


APPRISE - trained counselors, no selling, confidential, impartial, no endorsement, help finding the best option for you.

"From counseling several 90 year olds who had their retiree plan taken away

to assisting seniors who are struggling to pay for their prescriptions...

those are the moments that are most gratifying."

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APPRISE Counseling Sites

Abington, Cheltenham, Jenkintown, Rydal, Hatboro area

ElderMed at Abington Hospital Muller Institute 1200 Old York Rd., Abington 215-481-5740

Mon & Wed
 9:am to noon

By appointment

Ambler/Spring House area

Ambler Senior Adult Activity Center (SAAC)
45 Forrest Ave., Ambler


1st Fri of month 
By appointment

Ardmore/ Main Line/ Narberth area

117 Ardmore Ave., Narberth













By appointment

New Horizons Sr. Ctr,

100 Conway Ave. Narberth


9 S. Bryn Mawr Ave

Bryn Mawr

Ardmore House

75 Ardmore Ave

By appointment

By appointment



By appointment

Blue Bell,
Center Square area

Blue Bell Place
777 DeKalb Pike,
Blue Bell


1st & 3rd Tuesdays: 10:30am-12:30pm,
By appointment
Wissahickon Valley Public Library, 650 Skippack Pike, Blue Bell 610-834-1040,
ext. 159
By appointment
Chestnut Hill/
Philadelphia area 
Center on the Hill, Chestnut Hill Presbyterian Church, 8855 Germantown Ave., Phila. 19118 610-834-1040,
ext. 159
Thurs,  1 - 4 pm
By appointment


RSVP- care of Trinity United Church of Christ, 532 Main St., Collegeville


By appointment


Office of Rep.Mary Jo Daley, 815 Fayette St.,
Suite 200


ext. 159

By appointment

Fort Washington/
Upper Dublin

Upper Dublin 
Public Library
805 Loch Alsh Ave.,
Fort Washington


Tues. 6 or 7 pm

11:30 am -12:30 pm,

By appointment

Encore Experiences
312 Alumni Ave.
215-256-6900 1st Wed.
of month, 
1 - 4 pm, 
By appointment

King of Prussia/ Valley Forge area

Upper Merion Senior Service Center
431 W. Valley Forge Rd., 
King of Prussia


By appointment

RSVP Office,
901 E. 8th Ave., Ste. 200,
King of Prussia
ext. 168
By appointment

Lafayette Hill

Jeans Memorial Libriary
4051 Joshua Rd.

ext. 159

Only during AOEP,

2 and 3pm
By appointment

Lansdale/ Colmar/ Hatfield area Abington Home
Care Center, 
51 Medical Campus Dr., Lansdale
By appointment
PEAK Senior Center, North Penn Commons, 606 E. Main St., Lansdale 610-834-1040,
ext. 145
Tues 9 am-noon,
By appointment
Montgomeryville/ Horsham area Montgomery Twp.
Community & Rec. Center
1030 Horsham Rd.,
ext. 182
12:30-3:30 pm, other times.
By appointment
Norristown Senior Adult Activity Center (SAAC)
536 George St,
610-275-1960 1st Tues, 9:30 am-noon
y appointment
(every Tues. during AOEP)

Norristown Aging & Adult Services (AAS)
1430 DeKalb Pike,


Thurs 9 am – noon, walk-ins or by appointment;

North Wales/ West Point area North Wales
Area Library, 233 S. Swartley St, 
215-699-5410 2nd Tuesday
1:30-3:30 pm. By appointment


Pottstown Senior Center (TCAAC),  288 Moser Rd., Pottstown


1st Tues,
1-4 pm,
By appointment

Red Hill/ Perkiomenville Area

Upper Perkiomen Valley Library

350 Main St., Red Hill


3rd Monday

3-5 pm

By appointment


Royersford Public Library
220 S. Fourth Ave., Royersford


2nd Fri 10 am, By appointment

Sounderton/ Telford area Generations Senior Adult Activity Center
259 N. 2nd St., Souderton
215-723-1930 1st Thurs,
1-4 pm,
By appointment

Springfield Twp. area (Erdenheim, Flourtown,Glenside, Oreland, Wyncote, Wyndmoor)

Springfield Township Library, 8900 Hawthorne Ln, Wyndmoor 


9:15 am -12:15pm
(plus other hrs as needed) 
By appointment

Telford/ Sounderton/ Sellersville area Indian Valley Public Library, 100 E. Church St., Telford 215-723-9109,
ext. 3 (reference desk)
2nd Wed.,
 3-5 pm,
By appointment

Willow Grove/ Upper Moreland area

Upper Moreland Library
109 Park Ave.,
WIllow Grove, PA


1st & 3rd Tues.

By appointment


You can also contact APPRISE counselors in these counties:


Philadelphia if you live in the following zip codes: 19102 -07, 19112, 19118-19, 19121-23, 19125-34, 19137-40, 19142-48, 19151-53, call the Mayor's Commission on Services to the Aging at 215-686-8462


If you live in Northeast or Northwest Philadelphia in the following zip codes: 19111, 19114-16, 19119- 20, 19124, 19126, 19135-36, 19138, 19140-41, 19144, 19149-50, 19152 and 19154, call the Albert Einstein Medical Center's "Premium Years" progrm at 215-456-7600.


Berks County - Berks County Office of Aging, 610-478-6500.

Bucks County - Bucks County Area Agency on Aging,  215-348-0510.

Chester County - Chester County Department of Aging Services (CCDAS),  610-344-6350.

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


Additional Medicare Information


APPRISE - Current Medicare Coverage

APPRISE - Frequently Asked Questions

APPRISE - Resources


Proud Program Sponsor

This project was supported in part by a grant from the U.S. Administration for Community Living, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, D.C. 20201. Grantees undertaking projects under government sponsorship are encouraged to express freely their findings and conclusions. Points of view or opinions do not, therefore, necessarily represent official Administration for Community Living policy.