Helpful Numbers and Organizations

SHINE

Free Medicare and health insurance information, assistance, counseling
1-800-AGE-INFO (1-800-243-4636) press 3
www.mass.gov/elders

Prescription Advantage

Massachusetts prescription drug plan
1-800-AGE-INFO (1-800-243-4636) press 2
www.800ageinfo.com

MassMedLine

Prescription medication information and assistance
1-866-633-1617
www.massmedline.com

Medicare Advocacy Project

Free advice and legal assistance for people with Medicare
1-800-323-3205 ext 1556
www.gbls.org/service.htm

Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs

1-800-AGE-INFO (1-800-243-4636)
Local Elder Service Agency or Caregiver Services: Press 1
Prescription Advantage: Press 2
SHINE Program: Press 3
Elder Abuse: Press 4
Information Services: Press 5

Medicare

1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227)
www.medicare.gov

Social Security

1-800-772-1213
www.socialsecurity.gov