17 Benefits for Older Americans

There are major benefits aside from Social Security and Medicare/Medicaid that senior citizens may not be aware of.  Below is a list of those benefits.  Click here to read a PDF document describing these benefits.
  • Social Security
  • Medicare
  • Medicare Buy-In
  • Medicaid
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
  • Temporary Assistance
  • Veterans Benefits
  • Elder Pharmaceutical Insurance Coverage (EPIC)
  • Food Stamps
  • Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP)
  • Weatherization Referral and Packaging Program (WRAP)
  • Senior Citizen Rent Increase (SCRIE)
  • Senior Citizen Homeowners Exemption (SCHE)
  • Real Property Tax Credit
  • Reduced Fare
  • New York State School Tax Relief Program (STAR)
  • Life Line Telephone Service
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