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Senior PharmAssist

Information provided by: Durham System of Care

Senior PharmAssist promotes healthier living for Durham seniors (60+) by helping them obtain and better manage needed medications, and by providing health education, community referral, Medicare counseling (any age or income), and advocacy.


  • HoursM,W, Th, F 8:30 am-5:00 pm; Tu 8:30 am-8:00 pm
  • Area(s) Served:Durham County
  • Specific Populations Served:Seniors 60 and older but we offer meaningful help with medications, Medicare, geriatric care, and related referrals to anyone who calls.
  • Funds:n/a
  • Fees:Comprehensive care is free for those who qualify, though donations are encouraged. Medicare insurance counseling at no cost to individuals is available to any age/income Medicare beneficiary in Durham. Senior PharmAssist is Durham County coordinating site for the NC Seniors' Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP). Older adults with incomes above 300% of the federal poverty level may pay for more comprehensive medication reviews with a clinical pharmacist trained in geriatrics.
  • Application Process:Call for screening
  • Documents Required:TBD
  • Eligibility Requirements:For comprehensive care: Durham resident, 60 or older, with incomes up to 300% of the federal poverty level; For Medicare counseling: Durham resident ANY age or ANY income
  • Application Wait:n/a
  • Service Wait:Can vary
  • Acronym:SPA
  • Payment/Insurance Accepted:n/a
  • ADA Access:Yes
  • Transportation:Located in the downtown Durham Center for Senior Life. Transportation to office can be arranged for those who need it. Also makes home visits for those who are homebound. During COVID-19, Senior PharmAssist is making appointments by phone or video platform.

FAX Numbers

  • Fax
    (919) 682-0444


  • English
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Kimberly Pringle
3/19/2018 9:57:58 AM

When my Mother was entering the Medicare age I started researching and was quickly overwhelmed. Kroger's pharmacist Roz pointed us in the right direction ->Senior PharmAssist! Free Medicare insurance counseling by willing to assist staff and they have helped us for 4 years now! Marilyn Disco - Senior PharmAssist Pharmacist is AMAZING! Rhonda and Katie - Amazing!!

Record last updated: Dec 4 2023 10:11AM