Resources

Benefits Check Up-This is a free service of the National Council on Aging (NCOA). Many adults over 55 need help paying for prescriptions, healthcare, utilities and many other basic needs. Benefits Check up can help you find assistance or other programs that you may be eligible for. Benefits Check Up asks a series of questions to help identify benefits that can help save you money. After answering the question, you will get a report just for you that describe the programs you may get help form. Many programs will let you apply on line or if you need assistance a CIAA Information & Assistance Specialist can also assist you with the Benefits Check up process.

Economic Check Up-Also a free service of the National Council on Aging (NCOA) Economic Check Up asks a series of question to help you identify benefits that can save you money, find ways to cut your expenses, and  help you develop a plan to achieve greater economic security.

Types of help available through Economic Check up include:

  • Money Management & Budgeting
  • Housing
  • Health
  • Employment & Training
  • Debt & Credit Management