My Medicare Matters

MyMedicareMatters.org is brought to you by the National Council on Aging (NCOA) in partnership with Aon Retiree Health Exchange„¢. This educational service is designed to make it easier for people with Medicare (and those turning 65) to make informed and confident choices about their health coverage and to make the most of that coverage. The…

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Department of Transitional Assistance (DTA)

You may be eligible for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), also known as food stamps. The Department of Transitional Assistance (DTA) administers SNAP benefits. SNAP provides a monthly benefit to buy nutritious foods. To receive SNAP, you must be low income and be a US citizen or legal noncitizen (restrictions apply). Eligibility for SNAP…

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Bayada Home Health Care

Clinical care and support services at home for children and adults of all ages. Personal care and companionship Private duty nursing care Home health care Contact Information Phone: 888-422-9232 Website: https://www.bayada.com/

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Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs

Elder Affairs connects seniors and families with a whole range of services in communities throughout Massachusetts – everything from senior centers to councils on aging, nutrition programs such as Meals on Wheels, exercise, health coaching, and much more. Staying engaged in our communities can be a big part of healthy aging. Elder Affairs has programs…

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SHINE (Serving Health Information Needs of Elders)

The SHINE Program (Serving the Health Insurance Needs of Everyone) is a state health insurance assistance program that provides free health insurance information, counseling and assistance to Massachusetts residents with Medicare and their caregivers. The SHINE Program is administered by the Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs in partnership with elder service agencies, social service…

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National Council on Aging

We’re a respected national leader and trusted partner to help people aged 60+ meet the challenges of aging. We partner with nonprofit organizations, government, and business to provide innovative community programs and services, online help, and advocacy. Contact Information Contact: Jeri GithioraPhone: 571-527-3900 Email: contactus@ncoa.orgWebsite: http://www.ncoa.org Mailing Address:251 18th Street SouthArlington, VA 22202

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ECOA Memory Screenings

Memory screenings help identify potential memory problems which may need more extensive evaluation. They also provide education and reassurance to those with mild age-associated changes who may otherwise worry they have a dementia. Screenings take 20 minutes and are confidential. Screenings do not include a formal diagnosis but rather provide an indication if symptoms of…

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Meals on Wheels

Meals on Wheels, a program of Elder Services of Cape Cod and the Islands, brings meals to people aged 60 and older who are homebound and unable to prepare their own meals. The menu is varied and the meals are nutritionally balanced, prepared without added salt, and consist of a dinner, dessert (diabetic desserts can…

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HealthinAging.org

HealthinAging.org, created by the American Geriatrics Society’s Health in Aging Foundation, provides consumers and caregivers with up-to-date information on health and aging. Overseen by a team of experts on caring for older adults, HealthinAging.org content is based on resources that the American Geriatrics Society has developed for its professional members. HealthinAging.org is a great resource for: Healthy Aging…

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Eldercare Locator

The Eldercare Locator is a nationwide service that connects older Americans and their caregivers with trustworthy local support resources. Since 1991, the Eldercare Locator has been linking those who need assistance with state and local agencies on aging, as well as community-based organizations that serve older adults and their caregivers. Whether help is needed with…

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