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Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly

There are Medicare and Medicaid Programs to help communities meet their health care needs. One such program is the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE), which provides care and services to people who would otherwise need care in a nursing home. Some of the services covered by PACE include medical care, social services, and long-term care costs for frail people. PACE permits most people who qualify to continue living at home instead of moving to a long-term care facility. There may be a monthly premium for the long-term care benefit. PACE is available only in some states. To find out more about PACE click here .

State Health Insurance Assistance Program

The State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) is a national program offered in each State that provides counseling and assistance to Medicare-eligible individuals and their families. The counseling provided is on Medicare, Medicaid, and Medicare supplemental insurance (Medigap) related matters. For a list of SHIP counselors by state and to learn more click here .

Department of Veterans Affairs

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) may provide long-term care or at-home care for some veterans. If a family member or relative is eligible for veterans’ benefits, check with the VA or get in touch with the nearest VA medical center. To learn more about VA healthcare benefits, click here or call 1-877-222-8387

Internal Revenue Service

Visit the Internal Revenue Service’s website here to determine whether retirement income is taxable. There you can find tax information applicable to seniors and retirees.


For more information about Federal, State, and local government benefits visit here or call 1-800-FED-INFO (1-800-333-4636).

Financial Literacy

MyMoney.gov is a national financial education web site established by the Financial Literacy and Education Commission. It provides financial education through helpful resources and tools to help manage day-to-day financial decisions and financial planning. Visit here for more on financial literacy.