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Housing & Utilities for Older Adults

There are many ways older adults can save money on housing and home utility costs. Learn more about energy assistance benefits that can cover the heating and cooling of your home. Get tips for tapping home equity, including reverse mortgages, and alternative housing arrangements.

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