As the Medicare open enrollment period approaches, people are being encouraged to review their prescription drug and health insurance options as well as select a plan that fits their needs.

The Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program will be visiting Mahoning County to hold a Medicare Check-Up Day on Wednesday, November 6.

It will be held at the Ohio Living Home Health & Hospice at 1110 Fifth Avenue in Youngstown.

The event begins at 10 a.m., and counseling is by appointment.

To schedule, call 330-744-5071. You can also click here to see other scheduled Medicare Check-Up Day events. 

Open Enrollment for the 2020 plan year starts October 15 and ends December 7.

Those who aren't able to make it to a Medicare Check-Up Day event can contact OSHIIP at 1-800-686-1578, Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

You can also call Medicare at 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227), 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Information, including specific plan details, is also available at