Medina County Advocate for Older Persons - Benefits Counselor
Alamo Area Council of Governments Alamo and Bexar Area Agency on Aging
Advocates provided confidential counseling and advocacy for elders age 60 or older and their caregivers.
Advocates assist seniors and their caregivers by providing information and assistance about available programs, applications for programs, resolve claims with Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, pensions and other benefits.
Advocates assist by giving information on the telephone, in person or at assigned locations in the community. Advocates can also assist with presentations on benefit information to small groups of seniors and their caregivers.
About Alamo Area Council of Governments Alamo and Bexar Area Agency on Aging
8700 Tesoro, Suite 160, San Antonio, TX 78217, US
Our organization is pleased to be a part of the CMS MedicareRx Volunteer Initiative to help people with Medicare get the assistance they may need to benefit from Medicare's new prescription drug coverage. Organizations and volunteers nationwide have come together in the CMS MedicareRx Volunteer Initiative to help people with Medicare understand their options and make an informed, meaningful decision about their prescription drug plan options. The CMS MedicareRx Volunteer Initiative is sponsored by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Administration on Aging (AoA), and is committed to building an official corps of volunteers who are available to help people with Medicare in communities nationwide understand, choose and join a Medicare prescription drug plan if they choose.
Our organization is providing free, one-on-one assistance to people with Medicare and their families via telephone and face-to-face sessions, public education presentations and other programs. Through the CMS MedicareRx Volunteer Initiative, volunteers at our organization will be given the opportunity to work directly with people with Medicare to help them understand their prescription drug plan options and join a plan that will best suit their prescription drug needs if they choose.