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Open Enrollment is an annual opportunity to reevaluate your health care options. From October 15 – December 7, Medicare recipients can compare plans, explore new choices, and add or change prescription coverage for 2018.


Valley Area Agency on Aging (VAAA) and the Michigan Medicare/Medicaid Assistance Program (MMAP, Inc.) partner to offer a health-benefit counseling service. This FREE service helps seniors and people with disabilities to make informed health care decisions. Open Enrollment is the only time you can make changes for the upcoming year! Please call MMAP to make an appointment at 1-800-803-7174.


Trained MMAP Counselors can:


  • Offer unbiased benefits counseling
  • Inform you of new healthcare options
  • Compare prescription drug plans
  • Review supplemental insurance needs
  • Explore long-term care options


Valley Area Agency on Aging, created in 1974, is a private, non-profit organization committed to providing advocacy, services, and programs which help older adults and individuals with disabilities remain living independently in their homes with dignity for as long as possible.

For additional information, please call Valley Area Agency on Aging at (810) 239-7671 or visit our website at


MMAP, Inc. works through the Area Agencies on Aging to provide high quality and accessible health benefit information and counseling, supported by a statewide network of unpaid and paid skilled professionals. .