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  • Special Health Insurance Considerations for Empty Nesters

    Health Insurance Considerations for Empty Nesters Content Detail

    By:
    National Association of Insurance Commissioners
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    Spanish / Español
  • Special Insurance Considerations for Empty Nesters

    Special Considerations for Empty Nesters Content Detail

    By:
    National Association of Insurance Commissioners
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Supplemental Security Income

    SSI is short for Supplemental Security Income. It pays monthly benefits to people who are 65 or older, or blind, or have a disability and who don't own much or have a lot of income. SSI isn't just for adults. Monthly benefits can go to disabled and blind children, too. People who get SSI usually get food stamps and Medicaid, too. Medicaid helps pay doctor and hospital bills. Read more about SSI in this booklet, from the Social Security Administration web site Content Detail

    By:
    Social Security Administration
  • Taking Care of An Aging Parent

    The 'sandwich' generation cares for young children as well as aging parents. Learn how to cope with the stress this brings. Content Detail

    By:
    National Mental Health Association
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    Spanish / Español
  • Understanding Elder Law Ethics

    Understanding the Four C's of Elder law Ethics: client identification, conflicts of interest, confidentiality, compentency. Content Detail

    By:
    ABA Commission on Law and Aging
  • Understanding Social Security (Social Security Online)

    Social Security Online contains a large number of resources that will help you understand the current Social Security program benefits. Content Detail

    By:
    Social Security Administration
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    Spanish / Español
  • What is Medicaid and who is it for?

    Medicaid is a jointly funded, Federal-State health insurance program for low-income and needy people. It covers children, the aged, blind, and/or disabled and other people who are eligible to receive federally assisted income maintenance payments. This web site provides basic information and answers to frequently asked questions about Medicaid. Content Detail

    By:
    Social Security Administration
  • What You Need To Know When You Get SSI Benefits

    This booklet, from the Social Security Administration web site is for people who get Supplemental Security Income (SSI). The first part tells about your benefits and what you can expect from Social Security. The second part tells what changes you must report. The third part tells you how you can call Social Security toll free to conduct your Social Security business. The fourth part tells how and when to report changes. The fifth part explains some special rules for people who get SSI disability. The sixth part of the booklet explains other things all SSI recipients should know, and the last part provides additional information about SSI eligibility. Content Detail

    By:
    Social Security Administration
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