October 31, 2007

Look at dementia, Alzheimer's set

The National Family Caregiver Support Program will hold a three-part workshop on dementia and Alzheimer's disease at:

Arnold Senior Center, 44 Church Road, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 19 and 26.

Maryland City Activity Center, Resurrection of Our Lord Church, 8402 Brock Ridge Road, Laurel, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 13 and 27 and Dec. 4.

Pascal Senior Center, 125 Dorsey Road, Glen Burnie, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. tomorrow, Nov. 8 and 15.

Registration and further information: 410-222-4464.

Savings available on prescriptions

Anne Arundel County residents can get significant savings on prescription medications through the Department of Health's Prescription Discount Program.

Program participants can receive a discount card that offers an average discount of 25 percent. County residents enrolled in Medicare Part D can use the card for savings on prescriptions that are not covered by their Medicare Part D.

The card also could provide discounts on routine vision and hearing care, which is not covered by Medicare.

This discount program, which is not an insurance program, has no enrollment cost or monthly fees.

Information: 410-222-4464 or, or call the Senior Health Insurance Program.

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