It’s that time of year again for anyone on Medicare: the open enrollment period when Medicare recipients can determine if changes are warranted in their coverage plans. Officials in the Virginia Division for the Aging says it’s important for seniors to re-evaluate each year because their plans sometimes change. More from WFIR’s Evan Jones.

(Continue reading for information on resources available to help Medicare recipients review their choices.)

The Virginia Insurance Counseling and Assistance Program  makes counselors available by phone. The number is (800) 552-3402.

You can also call the LOA Area Agency on Aging, which serves seniors in the Roanoke region at (540) 345-0451.

Click here for the U.S. Government Medicare site.