BenefitsCheckUp is a free, easy-to-use service which identifies federal and state assistance programs for older Americans.
Medicare information is available at the government’s Medicare site.
How do I get Medicare? Medicare Interactive explains the enrollment process.
The Senior Health Insurance Program (SHIP) is a free statewide health insurance counseling service for Medicare beneficiaries and their caregivers, sponsored by the Illinois Division of Insurance. Includes a Medicare Supplement Premium Comparison Guide and other resources.
Social Security information is available at the government’s Social Security site.
The Illinois Department on Aging’s Benefit Access Program provides assistance to senior citizens and persons with disabilities. These include free public transit and license plate discounts.
Healthcare.gov, from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is aimed at helping people understand health insurance options as well as the provisions in the 2010 Affordable Care Act.
Illinois Health Matters provides up-to-date information on health care reform and its impact.
Illinois Department of Public Health Includes information on selecting long-term care facilities
Medicare Offers detailed information about the past performance of every Medicare and Medicaid certified nursing home in the country.
Longtermcare.gov provides information and resources to help individuals and families plan for long-term care needs.
For more information on long-term care please call Bacoa (847)381-5030