Mary Ann Jacobs, Esq.Are you helping an older adult find less costly medications?  It can be a confusing task.  Recently, AARP launched a Doughnut Hole Calculator.  It is available online at  It is a helpful guide for consumers to help reduce their Part D spending by identifying less costly generic or therapeutic alternatives.  You will need to know the individual’s Part D Plan, a list of his/her medications and the dosage.