State Rep. to host Medicare advisers in district offices

farinaState Rep. Frank Farina, D-Lackawanna, said he will continue to host Medicare counselor advisers at both of his district offices on a regular, monthly basis.

Trained staff and volunteers from APPRISE, the State Health Insurance Assistance Program, will be in Farina’s Eynon office, 423 Main St., from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. the first and third Monday of each month. The next visits are Monday, April 4 and 18.

Farina’s Dunmore office, 1414 Monroe Ave., will host identical meetings on the first and third Wednesday of each month. The dates for the meetings are April 6 and 20.

The APPRISE counselors will be able to answer questions regarding Medicare, Medicaid, Medigap and long-term care insurance, as well as preventive medicine and assist with paperwork related to Medicare appeals.

For more information on these meetings, contact either of Farina’s two local constituent service offices: at 423 Main St., Eynon, phone 570-876-1111 and at 1414 Monroe Ave., Dunmore, phone 570-342-2710.


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