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SNAP Monthly Allotment Reduced by FY18 COLAs

Discover what you need to know about recent changes to SNAP COLA adjustments and how to help your clients.

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From Medicaid to Medicare: How States Can Help Those Facing the Cliff

States are using a variety of practices to assist people with expansion Medicaid to avoid falling off the Medicare cliff and losing benefits when they become eligible for Medicare.

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Tools for Elder Hispanic Economic Security

Hispanic older adults experience greater economic insecurity, but they can use NCOA tools to help improve their budget and money management.

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Helping Our Nation’s Heroes: 18 Benefits for Veterans

If you or a loved one is a veteran, discover the wide variety of public and private benefits that can help you stay independent, healthy, and secure.

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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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70 Strong: A New Way to Help Older Adults Age Well

We often hear about community organizations that are finding ways to support the health and welfare of seniors in their areas. Learn about 70 Strong, a “concierge service for older adults.”

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SSI vs. SSDI: What Are These Benefits and How Do They Differ?

SSI and SSDI are often misunderstood. Learn everything you need to know about how these two benefits differ with regard to eligibility, amounts, applying, and more.

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