Funding to enroll seniors in SNAP
NCOA will soon release a Request for Proposals for the third phase of our initiative to help seniors enroll in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Community-based organizations are encouraged to apply to receive $50,000 to help 1,250 seniors submit SNAP applications. Sign up to receive the release notification. here.
Medicare Savings Programs: A profile of state options
States have exercised varying flexibility in changing their income and asset guidelines for the Medicare Savings Programs. Discover which states have increased income thresholds, and which have eliminated the MSP asset test.
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NCOA and n4a Launch You Gave, Now Save Campaign to Connect Struggling Seniors with Health, Food and Utility Benefits
An analysis released by the National Council on Aging (NCOA) and the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) finds that more than 4 million low-income older adults could increase their annual budget as much as 29 percent with readily available benefits programs. Find out more here.