Program & Translation Assistance
Medicare Today - Visit www.medicaretoday.org
Medicare Hotline - You can also visit www.medicare.gov [link to http://www.medicare.gov/] on the Web or call 1-800 MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227) for more information. 1-800 MEDICARE is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Benefits Check Up
Benefits Check Up was created by the National Council on the Aging (NCOA). This free, easy-to-use Web site helps older Americans identify their eligibility for a wide range of public assistance programs. It compares the information you provide with eligibility requirements for Social Security, Medicaid, Food Stamps, Weatherization, in-home services, pharmacy programs, and state programs. A printable report of programs and enrollment information is available.
Access America for Seniors
The Access America for Seniors Web site has information that will help seniors conduct business with federal agencies faster and easier.
Administration on Aging
The Administration on Aging Web site educates older people and their caregiver about benefits and services that can help them.
Medicare Interactive provides Medicare-related information on topics such as eligibility and enrollment, coverage, rights and protections, health plan options, prescription drugs, and programs for people with lower income.
The Social Security Administration
The Social Security Administration Web site provides information for seniors on benefits.
Medicare Savings Program (MSPs)
The Medicare Savings Programs site provides links to state Web sites that include state-specific information about programs that help people with Medicare save money.
Healthy Aging for Older Adults
The Healthy Aging for Older Adults Web site sponsored by the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion provides information on a wide range of topics including: Health-related behaviors, chronic diseases, infectious diseases, immunizations for adults, and injuries among older adults.
The NIH SeniorHealth Web site, developed by the National Institute on Aging and the National Library of Medicine (both part of the National Institutes of Health) contains a wide range of information on many health topics including: Alzheimer's disease, arthritis, balance problems, breast cancer, colorectal cancer, diabetes, exercise for older adults, hearing loss, lung cancer, prostate cancer, taking medicines, and many more.