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Medicare & Seniors
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- Medicare & You in 2014
- My Medicare Matters

Medicare Part D Information
- Find a Drug Plan

Medicare Enrollment Dates


PAF Publications That Can Help Seniors
  • The National Financial Resources Guidebook for Patients
    A resource search tool for patients seeking
    financial relief for a broad range of needs including housing,
    utilities, food, transportation to medical treatment, and children's
    resources.

  • Social Security Disability vs. Supplemental Security Income
    and Subsequent Entitlements

    This brochure helps explain the differences between Social Security
    Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income.

  • Understanding Your Explanation of Benefits
    After you've visited a doctor, clinic, or hospital, an Explanation of
    Benefits from the insurance administrator tells you and your provider
    what portion of the rovider's charges are eligible for benefits under
    your insurance plan.


  • A Clear View to Medicare

    This booklet helps Medicare-enrolled patients and those eligible for Medicare make the most of their benefits. Covering all parts of Medicare coverage, including Part A, B, C and D, MediGap and Medicare Supplemental Plans, this is an all inclusive introduction to help everyone better understand Medicare plans.

Getting Help with Prescriptions
NeedyMeds.org is an information resource where people can
learn about patient assistance programs and other programs designed to help those who can't afford their medicines. The site includes an extensive list of drugs and programs, a comparison of pharmaceutical company discount card programs, and information on how to apply for patient assistance programs.

Co-Pay Relief is a patient assistance programs providing financial assistance to patients who meet certain qualifications to help them pay for the prescriptions and/or treatments they need. This assistance lets patients who have chronic, life threatening and/or debilitating illnesses afford the out-of-pocket costs for these items that their insurance companies require.

Other Links
AgingCare.com - Mission is to help those who are caring for elderly parents by providing trusted information, access to eldercare experts, an online support group, and a directory of local caregiving services.

Visiting Angels - is a network of non-medical, private duty home care agencies providing senior care, elder care, personal care, respite care and companion care to help the elderly and adults continue to live in their homes across America. They provide an alternative to assisted living facilities and nursing homes.

Senior Services