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Help for Caregivers

November 8, 2013

Caring for an older adult or person with disabilities can take its toll—emotionally, physically, and financially. Fortunately, many forms of assistance are available to help.

By completing a free, comprehensive BenefitsCheckUp® screening, you can see if you or your loved one qualifies for:

Discounts on Prescriptions

From pharmaceutical manufacturer rebates to state and federal prescription assistance programs, there are hundreds of opportunities to save on the costs of prescription drugs.

Adult Day Care and Respite Programs

Many areas offer adult day service programs and respite care, particularly for those with Alzheimer’s disease. BenefitsCheckUp® will help you determine if you can receive waivers or financial assistance to utilize these services. 

In-Home Services

BenefitsCheckUp® contains information on nearly 50 programs that provide chore and homemaker services to seniors on a sliding fee scale.

Property Tax Relief

Many states offer tax rebates, deductions, or deferrals for low-income elderly or disabled homeowners (and sometimes renters). By answering a few brief questions about home ownership/rental status and income, BenefitsCheckUp® can help you determine if you or the person you care for may qualify for property tax assistance.

These are only a few of the benefits that may be available to you. Other programs include help paying for health care, food, household utilities, transportation, and more.

At the end of the screening, you’ll receive a list of all programs for which you may qualify, as well as program guidelines, websites, online forms (if available), paper applications in various languages (if available), and other resources.

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