Fact Sheet: Benefits Access

One in three Americans aged 65+ is economically insecure, lacking the resources needed to meet basic food, housing, and medical needs. Millions of financially vulnerable seniors and adults with disabilities qualify for, but are not yet enrolled in, programs that could help them pay for prescription drugs, medical care, food, or heat for their homes. This fact sheet explains what core benefits are available to seniors and how NCOA is helping them to access these programs.