mRelief is a website application that pre-screens eligibility for benefits by assessing whether users meet the income, household size, age, and other basic requirements. Currently mRelief provides...
Audiences: Assisters / Navigators, Low Income, Medicaid Eligible, Medicare Eligible
Topics: Financial Assistance, Food Security, Health Insurance, Public Benefits, Transportation Services
Tags: Benefits|Chicago|Eligibility|food stamps|Medicaid|Medicare|SNAP|transportation
Make Medicare Work Coalition (MMW) Medicare Materials
The Make Medicare Work Coalition (MMW) is a collaboration to promote access to affordable health care options in Illinois. MMW is led by AgeOptions, Health & Disability Advocates, and Progress Center...
Audiences: Assisters / Navigators, Caregivers, Medicare Eligible
Topics: Affordable Care Act, Assister / Navigator Tools, Health Care
Getting Extra Help With Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Costs
Medicare beneficiaries can qualify for Extra Help with their Medicare prescription drug plan costs. The Extra Help is estimated to be worth about $4,000 per year. To qualify for the Extra Help, a...
Audiences: Assisters / Navigators, Medicare Eligible, Older Adults
Topics: Affordable Care Act, Assister / Navigator Tools, Financial Assistance
Tags: Medicare|Medicare Part D|Prescription Drugs
Senior Health Insurance Program (SHIP)
This section of the Illinois Department on Aging website provides information about the Senior Health Insurance Program (SHIP), which is a free statewide health insurance counseling service for...
Audiences: Caregivers, Low Income, Medicaid Eligible, Medicare Eligible, Older Adults
Topics: Health & Wellness, Health Care, Health Insurance, Older Adults
Tags: CE - Special Populations|Elderly|Medicare