Help for Seniors Struggling with Prescription Costs

Help for Seniors Struggling with Prescription Costs


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The National Council on Aging is in town to enroll seniors in programs that make prescription drugs more affordable.

More than 85-hundred seniors in Utah struggle to pay for prescription meds. They don't know that there's programs out there that help pay for prescriptions. Programs they do qualify for.

Jim Firman National Council on Aging: "THESE SAVINGS ARE REAL AND SUBSTANTIAL FOR PEOPLE. PEOPLE CAN SAVE AS MUCH AS FIFTY, 60, 70% OFF THE PRICE OF MEDICATION DEPENDING ON THE PROGRAM."

There will be people on hand to help seniors sign up for programs at the Little America Hotel on 5th South and Main this afternoon from 3 to 5 o'clock.

You must come with your Medicare card and proof of your income.

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