Do Your Relatives Need A 'Health Benefit Check-up'
Did you know there are more than 2,000 federal, state and private benefits programs available to help save seniors both time and money on the costs of ordinary expenses...
When faced with the care of aging relatives it is sometimes a difficult task to round up services to help care and provide services for the elderly in your life. The National Council on the Aging provides a free web service, BenefitsCheckUp.
The purpose of the site is to provide aid and information to adults, age 55 and older, who need help paying for:
- Health care
- Prescription drugs
- Other basic needs
Individuals need only answer a few questions and then can get a report that provides information on resources and programs specifically suited to their needs. Once you know the type of programs your elderly relative needs, individuals can apply online or call for more information. The types of expenses you may be able to get help with include:
- Health care
- In-home services
- Employment Training
The National Council on Aging is charged with improving the lives of millions of older adults, especially those who are vulnerable and disadvantaged. NCOA is a national voice for older Americans and the community organizations that serve them.
The home medical alert providers at LifeFone understand the importance of caring for the aging population and are always happy to provide information to make it easier for caregivers to take care of their elderly loved ones. In addition to providing a home medical alert device to allow the elderly to age in place they pass along crucial information. Click to learn more about BenefitCheckUp.