Weekly Medicare assistance Monday at Schweyer’s office

ALLENTOWN, Oct. 30 – State Rep. Peter Schweyer, D-Lehigh, reminds people that weekly Medicare open enrollment meetings are held each Monday at his office.

With the exception of Nov. 12 because of Veterans Day, every Monday through Dec. 3 an APPRISE counselor is at Schweyer’s Allentown office -- 1912 S. Fourth St. – from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for people wishing to sign up for Medicare, or those who want to change their plan.

Appointments are required by calling Schweyer’s office at 610-791-6270.

The counselor is available to answer questions about Medicare, Medicare Advantage plans, Medigap plans, Medicare drug plans, PACE/PACENET prescription-drug coverage and various low-income assistance programs, such as the Medicare Savings Program and Extra Help.