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A helping hand at Thanksgiving, and all year long

For many people around the country, Thanksgiving marks the beginning of the holiday season. Unfortunately for many low-income older adults, the holidays can be a challenging time as they do not have the funds to purchase food for themselves.

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Avoiding the Part D Donut Hole

Did you or someone you work with fall into the Medicare Part D “donut hole” this year? Find out whether you can avoid the donut hole altogether and how to get financial assistance if you do fall into the coverage gap.

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Aging on the Rio Grande

People living far from where the desert sun rises above the Rio Grande tend to think of the border in its most rigid terms — a concrete divide between two countries. However, living — and aging — in El Paso, TX, this couldn’t be further from the truth.

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How SNAP Ensures Healthy Aging

Participating in the SNAP is one of the most effective ways to reduce food insecurity and improve health outcomes.

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Keeping the Lights On: Housing & Utility Benefits

Most older adults want to remain living at home as long as they can, but what happens when the cost of maintaining that home becomes difficult? Fortunately for families struggling to make ends meet, there are several benefits programs that can help.

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7 Facts about Older Adults and SNAP

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is the largest domestic hunger safety net program helping low-income older adults to achieve food security. But many myths abound–here we set the record straight with seven facts about seniors and SNAP.

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The Growing Need for Representative Payees, and How You Can Help

Each year, millions of older adults become victims of financial exploitation. Social Security’s Representative Payee Program is one tool that can help.

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