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Straight Talk for Seniors®: Federal Funding for Low-Income Benefits Outreach

On Sept. 30, funding authority expires for an important program that connects low-income Medicare beneficiaries with benefits to help them afford their health care costs. Learn more.

Straight Talk for Seniors®: Movement on FY18 Budget is Good News for Aging Services

September was shaping up to feature divisive budget debates in Congress, but within the past week, those deliberations have been averted or at least postponed.

Straight Talk for Seniors®: FY18 Budget Update & the Medicare SHIP Program

Congress has returned from its August recess, and attention is turning to the federal budget. Two critical programs for older adults are still at risk.