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Benefits for Older Adults

Living on a fixed income can be hard, as the cost of living goes up but your income does not. Discover benefits that can help pay for health care, prescriptions, food, housing, and more.

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Nov 23, 2020

SSI vs. SSDI: the Differences, Benefits, and How to Apply

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Nov 19, 2020

Medicare Parts A and B Costs

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Nov 12, 2020

What Medicare Part D Costs in 2021

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A Black, working senior woman stands with her arms crossed in front of a paint store.

Oct 19, 2020

Women: Put Yourself First in Planning for Financial Freedom in Retirement

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A young pharmacist behind the counter is giving prescription instructions to her senior female client.

Apr 28, 2020

What Is a Part D Indication-Based Formulary?

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Nov 23, 2019

About the Medicare General Enrollment Period

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A senior man is looking up, where many question marks surround him - indicating that he's trying to make a decision.

Oct 31, 2019

How to Choose a Medicare Plan During Open Enrollment

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May 12, 2019

Medicare for Federal and State Employees and Retirees

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Nov 01, 2018

Avoiding the Part D Donut Hole

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Nov 01, 2018

Understanding the Medicare Enrollment Periods

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A senior woman in bed is turning off her lamp, indicating that she's going to sleep.

Aug 30, 2018

Keeping the Lights On: Housing & Utility Benefits

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A senior Caucasian woman is at her mailbox collecting letters, looking straight on at the camera.

Jun 01, 2018

Did You Receive a Letter from Social Security? Here’s What You Need to Know

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An older Asian woman is holding a red thought bubble sign in her hand that has a yellow question mark inside of it.

Mar 30, 2018

Questions to Ask Before Joining a Medicare Advantage Plan

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Mar 30, 2018

Questions to Ask Before Purchasing a Medigap Policy

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Two elder Vietnam veterans are embracing each other by the shore.

Jul 13, 2017

18 Benefits for Veterans: Helping Our Nation’s Heroes

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A farmers market stand loaded with fresh fruits and vegetables (Pike Place in downtown Seattle).

Sep 08, 2016

Using SNAP at Your Local Farmers Market

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Jul 28, 2016

What Is SNAP and How Do I Apply?

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An older hispanic woman unpacks groceries with her daughter and granddaughter in the kitchen.

May 07, 2015

Food Assistance Benefits

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Energy Assistance Benefits

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