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  • Guide to Health Insurance for Senior Citizens

    Alabama's "Shopper's Guide" for Health Insurance for Senior Citizens covers Medicare Supplement Insurance and Long Term Care Insurance Information Content Detail

    By:
    Alabama Department of Insurance
  • Health Coverage for Retirees

    If you're retired and need health coverage, you can use the Marketplace to buy an insurance plan. If you don't have coverage you may have to pay a fee. If you have retiree health coverage, you have different choices to consider. Read this for more information. Content Detail

    By:
    HealthCare.gov
  • Medicare-Approved Drug Discount Cards

    Can I get a Medicare-approved drug discount card? How much can a drug discount card save me? Can I get a drug discount card for free? This document has answers to these and many more questions about the new drug discount cards. Read More

    By:
    Legal Services Alabama
  • Advance Health Care Planning

    What are advance directives? Why should I have an advance directive? What if I don't have one? When should I prepare one? What if I change my mind? This brochure answers these and many more questions. (You must have a PDF reader on your computer to open this document. To get Adobe’s PDF Reader, click on the Get Adobe Reader icon to download.) Also in Spanish/Español Read More

    By:
    Alabama State Bar
  • Caring for an Aging Parent

    This web site provides resources and information for caregivers who are seeking assistance while caring for an aging parent. Information included: Talking with your parents about their future • Caregiving basics- helping with personal care • Other websites on caregiving • The emotional challenges of caring for an aging parent • When care services are needed Read More

    By:
    Washington State Department of Social and Health Services
  • Eldercare Locator

    Seniors across Alabama can easily find valuable resources in your area through the eldercare locator. This link can direct you to your local Area Agency on Aging as well as other helpful resources. There are also special notes to give you more information on your specific help area. Please click on the link to get started. Content Detail

    By:
    Administration on Aging (AOA)
  • Don't Miss Out!!! Take Advantage of All the Benefits Available to You

    Should you be getting child support? Do you qualify for food stamps? Can your children get free or low-cost health insurance? Can you get a lower telephone bill? Do you need help filing your income taxes? Read this for information about 10 often-overlooked benefits available to many low-income people. Read More

    By:
    Legal Services Alabama
  • Save Those Papers!

    In order to protect your rights, you may need to use papers others have given you. This fact sheet tells you what papers you should save. Read More

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    Legal Services Alabama