Senior department holding meeting

CNJ staff

The New Mexico Aging and Long-Term Services Department will be holding a series of educational meetings throughout the state to discuss the new Medicare prescription drug plans.

Representatives will conduct a Clovis meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Friendship Senior Center located at 901 West 13th. The meeting is free and open to the public.

The main purpose is to provide basic education concerning Medicare prescription drug plans to beneficiaries and caregivers, according to Buffie Saavedra of New Mexico Aging and Long-Term services organization.

Following the meeting, volunteers will be available to assist with filling out applications, including the low income subsidy. Beneficiaries with limited income and resources can apply for low-income subsidy. A local Social Security administration representative will be available at the meeting to help determine eligibility.

Information: (866) 842-9230.