Medication assistance available today during enrollment event through senior center

Mar. 20, 2013 @ 10:59 PM


The Vance County Senior Center is sponsoring an enrollment event to assist people who are on Medicare and need help paying for their medication.

This event will take place today at Spring Street Missionary Baptist Church, 511 Orange St. Henderson. Lunch will be served at no cost from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., for those who may be eligible for the program. Applications will be taken from 1-3 p.m.

To qualify for extra assistance, an individual’s income before deductions must be below $1,436.25; a married couple living together must make no more than $1,938.75.

The resource limit is $13,300 for individuals and $26,580 for a married couples living together. Resources do not include a primary residence or vehicle. Medicaid recipients are not eligible for the program.

Call Cheryl Strider at the Vance County Senior Center (252) 430-0257 to reserve a seat.