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Answers Guide OC 2017

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INSURANCE

COMMUNITY RESOURCES

n Medicare Advantage
Plans Comparison Chart .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .83
n 2017 Medicare Part D
Stand-Alone Prescription
Drug Plans  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .94
n Medicare Fraud Alert  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .97
n Retiree Health Plan
Benefits vs . Medicare .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .98
n 5 Big Mistakes In
Medicare Enrollment  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 100

n Experiencing Vision Loss?  .  .  .  .  .  .107
n Did You Know:
Honoring WWII Veterans  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 111
n Volunteerism:
Creating the Good Life  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .112
n Senior Centers:
A Community Focal Point  .  .  .  .  .  .114
n Senior Centers By City  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .114
n Transportation
Guidelines And Considerations 116
n Senior Transportation
Services  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .116

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n Medicare: Complex
and Confusing  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .102
n Did You Know: Where to
Find Information on Nursing
Homes, Long Term Care
Facilities, Hospitals and
Safety Scores .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 104

NONPROFIT RESOURCES
n Free Tax Preparation
Available  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .126
n Category Index  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .127
n Advertiser Index  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .128

CEO: Lisa Wright Jenkins
Editor-in-Chief: Marilyn Fedorow, MSG
Production Manager: Karen Rossi, MBA
GRATEFUL THANKS TO:
COA Program Staff & Volunteers
Media Sales Representatives
Karin Altonaga | Dan Bent | Gary Dreyfus
Donna Hisey | Sandy Zimmer
Special Acknowledgements
Shawn Nelson, O .C . Supervisor
Steve Spernak, Policy Advisor
Marilyn McIntyre | Helen Lynn
The Boulger Family
Golden Rain Foundation
Board of Directors
Harry Barth | Jared Burk | Ken Cornelison
Tony Grigoriou | Kaaren Hall | Dan Holtz
Linda Hughes | Pamela Jung | Geoffrey King
Phong Luu | Len Miller | Brad Remillard
Fernando Sauceda | Bob Turner | Madhu Vijay
Daryl YeeLitt | Mike Wilson
About Answers
The 2017 Answers Guide is published by the
Council on Aging - Southern California . Answers
is published annually and is available online at
www .coasc .org and in print at our offices, local
libraries, senior centers, and other locations
throughout Orange County . We are located at 2
Executive Circle, Suite 175, Irvine, CA 92614 .
Important Notice
Council on Aging - Southern California (COASC)
is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation . To distribute
Answers free of cost, we must sell advertising
space . While we appreciate the paid listings
in Answers, their inclusion does not imply a
recommendation or endorsement of products
or services by COASC . Always be a vigilant consumer . Verify information and seek references
where appropriate .

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CAN HELP YOU.
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PLANNING HELPS
ANY TRIP...

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