Medicare Part D prescription drug program and Medicare Advantage information program planned.

To help ensure that area seniors are taking advantage of the Medicare Part D prescription drug program and Medicare Advantage, State Rep. Lindell Shumake, R-Hannibal, is working with the State Health Insurance Assistance Program (CLAIM) to provide three events in October and November.
Attendees will be walked through the process by counselors to find the best product for their situation. They will also have the opportunity to sign up that day.
The schedule of events is: Noon to 5 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 17, at the Palmyra Bicentennial Public Library, 210 S. Main St.; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 18, at the Hannibal Free Public Library, 200 S. 5th St.; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 8, Monroe City Senior Nutrition Center, 314 S. Main St.
The enrollment period runs from Oct. 15 to Dec. 7. For additional help or to make a reservation at one of the events contact CLAIM at 1-800-390-3330.