Benefits Checkup

A Service of the National Council on Aging

Helping people with limited means to remain
healthy and improve the quality of their lives...
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"One of the most effective ways to increase the number of eligible beneficiaries in needs-based benefits programs is for trusted local organizations to use a one-on-one, person-centered approach."

-- Jim Firman, President & CEO National Council on Aging

What's New...

New Resources for 2012 Open Enrollment - November 2011

We've got lots in store for you to prepare for this year's enrollment period for Part D and Medicare Advantage, running Oct. 15-Dec.7. Download these resources:

Counselors’ Calendar - November 2011

Find info and links to upcoming webinars, conference calls, and more. Download the calendar.


If you need help

On BenefitsCheckUp , find federal, state, local and private programs that help seniors and younger adults with disabilities pay for:

  • Prescription drugs and health care
  • Utility Bills
  • Meals and other needs

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To find resources in your community, see the Eldercare Locator .

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For information or help with Medicare questions, contact your State Health Insurance Assistance Program .

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For information or help with finding long term services and supports, contact your local Aging and Disability Resource Center .

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