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Senior Resources

The goal of this page is to offer helpful resources for seniors.

We hope that you enjoy it and that it saves you time and money in the process.

Life Lessons From 100-Year-Olds

Three wonderful centenarians were asked to share their most valuable life lessons.

Please give it a view because we know it will move you!

 

Help With Medications For Seniors

Did you know that some pharmaceutical companies have programs that help cover certain prescription drugs for people enrolled in Medicare (Part D) coverage? If you have Medicare part D prescription drug coverage click here to do a search on the medications that you take and to find out more information.
 

Help For Seniors With Home Repairs

Help For Senior’s Energy Bills 

Help For Seniors With Rent

Resources For Seniors Near Me

Helpful resources for seniors and their caregivers differ from state to state. Click on the link below to see what is available to you in your state.

Enter your ZIP code or city and state, to find senior resources near you that provide assistance for seniors and their caregivers.

Help For Seniors

This link Medicare.gov Senior websites will give you access to the following websites and services:

  • Access America for Seniors
  • Administration on Aging
  • AARP
  • Benefits Check Up (This is a free, helpful and easy-to-use website for American seniors to help them identify their eligibility for many public assistance programs.)
  • Healthy Aging for Older Adults (This is a CDC website.)
  • Medicare Interactive
  • NIH SeniorHealth (An authority on many health issues.)

Office of Disability, Aging, and Long-Term Care Policy

Healthy Aging

Senior Travel Blogs

CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) Travel Advice for Senior Citizens

CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) Before You Travel Tips – First know your health status

CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) Pack for a Healthy Trip

CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) Blood Clots During Travel-The risk increases with age

Over 50 and Overseas – Personal Health

Please visit our article on Flying With A Rollator that covers how to safely fly with a mobility device. It also provides links to where you can find mobility device rules and procedures of many of the major airlines.

 

 

These helpful articles should point you in the right direction with travel friendly mobility devices.

Help For Seniors With Medicare

SHIP Interview Charles Reese, Medicare Counselor from SHIP TA Center on Vimeo.

 

Local Medicare Help – Trusted, unbiased, one-on-one counseling and assistance. (SHIP)

What does SHIP stand for?

It stands for “state health insurance assistance programs”.

SHIP can help with with things like:

  • helping you to sort through coverage change considerations during Medicare’s (Open Enrollment) Annual Election Period 
  • SHIP can help in your search for programs that you may be eligible for that help with your out-of-pocket costs associated with Medicare.
  • SHIPs can explain what Medicare does and does not cover and answer any questions that you may have.
  • SHIPs can help you understand Medicare’s eligibility guidelines
  • SHIPs can explain how Medicare pays and who pays first when there are other supplemental policies, Medicaid and other health insurance policies to consider.
  • They can explain your rights that you have under Medicare.

Click here to find out more about SHIP or call 1-877-839-2675.

Help for seniors paying medical costs

Helpful Medicare Websites

UPWalker Medicare Coverage

Does Medicare / Medicaid cover walkers?

Tax Help For Seniors Near Me

The IRS’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance For Those Who Qualify

  • Those with incomes of $56,000 or less
  • Persons with disabilities
  • Taxpayers that are limited English-speaking
 
 

Tax-Aide Program From The AARP

Help For Seniors Moving

Senior Moving Services offers a complete range of moving services tailored to the individual moving needs of you or your loved one.

The National Association of Senior Move Managers (NASMM) is the leading membership organization for Senior Move Managers.

Help For Seniors With Pets

Pet Care Resources for Low-Income Seniors

Are you having trouble affording your pet?

Financial Aid for Pets

Elderly Veterans

Housing Help for Older Veterans

VA medical center nearest you.

Helping You Navigate Your Veteran Benefit Options

Services Provided by the Senior Veterans Service Alliance

Critical Home Repair Help for U.S. Veterans

Help For Seniors At Home

In-Home Services That Help Seniors Continue to Live at Home

Home Care Services for Seniors

Custom in-home care to help seniors live independently at home

Visiting Angels – aging in place home care

Seniors Helping Seniors in-home care services

Boomer Humor

Remember as they say: “Laughter is good medicine!”

Julie Gorges Sharing what made me giggle – Baby Boomer Humor

Baby Boomer Humor

More Baby Boomer Humor

15 Examples of Cringeworthy “Boomer Humor”

 

 

“Don’t regret getting older.

                        It is a privilege denied to many.”

(An Irish Proverb)

 

 

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