Generations columnist for The Herald-Palladium

Medicare open enrollment

Open enrollment for 2021 Medicare coverage begins Oct. 15 and runs through Dec. 7.

Q: My father has had the same Part D Prescription Drug plan for three years. His doctor put him on two new prescription drugs, and suddenly his co-pay has increased.

What’s going on, and what can we do to lower his drug costs?

Sara Duris is community information liaison of Region IV Area Agency on Aging in Southwest Michigan. Questions on age or independence services? Call the Info-Line for Aging & Disability at 800-654-2810 or visit www.areaagencyonaging.org. The Generations column appears each Saturday in The Herald-Palladium.