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New Jersey Senior Gold Prescription Discount Program

Senior Gold Prescription Discount Program (Senior Gold) is a State-funded prescription program with a different co-payment structure and income eligibility guidelines than those of PAAD.

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..they’re back! The scam of your life.

Seniors on Medicare don’t have to do anything to receive their $250 rebate check for hitting the Medicare part D coverage gap, the Indiana Association of Area Agencies on Aging (IAAAA) noted Monday. Scammers posing as Health and Human Services officials are calling seniors and saying they need personal information, such as a Social Security or Medicare number or a signature to process the rebate checks, according to one official with the state’s Senior Medicare Patrol. IAAAA is reminding seniors and their caregivers that Medicare officials will never call and ask for Medicare or other personal information.

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…and you think you have information overload?

Fortunately, NCOA is a little more measured than me. They’ve created materials to help seniors understand the law and what their benefits are under the law. Now we need to get out there and help them understand it, because seniors’ health is as important a feature of the new law as coverage of the uninsured.

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Caregiving Resources

If you were hurt and could not speak, who would know to help your loved one? If you were wearing a specially designed “I am a family caregiver” bracelet, pendant or dog tag, the answer is EVERYONE.

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Charity Care does not only affect the so called indigent!

In the USA 84% of its citizens have health insurance. In 2006 47 million American did not have health insurance of which 37% of these uninsured households have an income of over $50,000 as reported by the US Census Bureau. Can you afford to wait another four years?

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