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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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Did You Receive a Letter from Social Security? Here’s What You Need to Know

You open your mail to find a letter saying you may be able to get help paying for the costs of Medicare. It appears to be from the Social Security Administration (SSA), but is it for real? Here’s what you need to know.

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Free Resources for Aging Services Providers

Discover where you can get free publications to educate older adults about scams, healthy aging, nutrition, Medicare, and more.

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