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An extensive guide to caregiving issues affecting seniors and their families, presented by Barbara E. Friesner, a recognized author, educator and consultant on senior care issues.
Links to ADRC’s, which provide information on Medicare-funded programs, their benefits, assistance determining eligibility and enrolling. Includes Medicare Savings Programs and extra help with Medicare Part D costs. Also connection to other aging services in West Virginia.
Site provides information on applying for Medicare benefits in Vermont and a link to a tool to apply.
This flyer from the Coalition of Wisconsin Aging Groups (CWAG) offers a free benefits checkup to Wisconsin residents and referral to benefit and financial assistance information.
A free health benefits counseling service for Medicare beneficiaries, families or caregivers. For more information, you can contact the statewide hotline 24 hours a day at 1-800-432-4040. Leave a message and a SHIP Volunteer will call you back.
An on-line tool to determine what Medicare benefits and Medicare wrap-around benefits you are eligible for in West Virginia.
Benefits.gov was launched in an effort to provide citizens with easy, online access to government benefit and assistance programs. The program’s mission is to reduce the expense and difficulty of interacting with the government while increasing citizen access to government benefit information. The site’s core function is the eligibility prescreening questionnaire or “Benefit Finder.” Answers to the questionnaire are used to evaluate a visitor’s situation and compare it with the eligibility criteria for more than 1,000 Federally-funded benefit and assistance programs. Each program description provides citizens with the next steps to apply for any benefit program of interest.
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services Disability Benefit Specialist Program answers questions and solves problems related to Medicare, Social Security, health insurance and other public and private benefits for people with disabilities.
A list of important health care phone numbers, including the Medicare main number, Medicare counseling, state assistance, Social Security, benefits information, fraud inquiries and more
This guide, from Rhode Island’s Department of Human Services, helps consumers decide what health coverage fits them best, and provides an overview of Medicare plans, benefits, out-of-pocket costs, etc.
Details on the Insurance Counseling Assistance and Referrals for Elders program, a government health insurance counseling service for individuals seeking information about South Carolina health insurance programs.
Educates and assists South Carolina Medicare beneficiaries, those eligible for Medicare, and caregivers about Medicare, Medicaid, Medigap, pharmacy assistance programs, and other issues related to health insurance benefits.
The official U.S. government Medicare consumer handbook.
The National Council on Aging (NCOA) is a nonprofit service and advocacy organization headquartered in Washington, DC. Our mission is to improve the lives of older Americans.
seniorresource.com is a comprehensive source of housing information and services for seniors and their caregivers.
This site links to programs providing information about Medicare benefits, Medicare supplement insurance companies, supplement plans and monthly rate comparisons, long-term care insurance plans, and help with Medicare costs.
Directory of SHIBA advisors throughout Washington State who provide information about Medicare health care coverage and access. Access to Insurance Consumer Hotline to assist with questions or complaints, locate health insurance polices, and refer the uninsured and underinsured to other options.
To find a benefits specialist in your area to help older adults with disabilities to understand and access Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, FoodShare, low-income housing and health insurance.
54-page U.S. government booklet explains the services and supplies covered under Medicare Part A and Medicare Part B.