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Sue had just $813 a month to survive. Of that, she needed $136 just to pay for two prescriptions. Then Sue met a benefits counselor supported by NCOA. Soon, she was saving thousands of dollars.

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Hunger Action Month: #getSNAP

September is Hunger Action Month, and we developed these sample social media posts to tell real stories of seniors who have used SNAP to get help paying for healthy food. Use them to help us get the word out, or use the hashtag #getSNAP to tell the story of how SNAP has benefited you!

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Seniors & SNAP: 5 Myths Busted

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly food stamps) helps 4 million low-income older Americans buy nutritious foods. But, many older adults are confused by common myths about the program. Get the facts with our new infographic!

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Benefits 101 - Russian

Got Russian-speaking clients? Share these fact sheets with them providing a basic overview of core benefits programs for people with Medicare.

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Benefits 101 - Spanish

Got Spanish-speaking clients? Share these fact sheets with them providing a basic overview of core benefits programs for people with Medicare.

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