Senior benefits and discounts can help you make the most of your retirement dollars. Knowing what’s available to you can help you plan your retirement finances more effectively and efficiently. And it can ease some of the stress of transitioning to retirement.
Senior Guidance is an organization dedicated to providing senior living assistance to the elderly. At Senior Guidance, our mission is to help senior citizens during their most difficult times. Senior Guidance provides numerous helpful resources and articles on senior living, aging, dementia, senior care, caregiving, and more.
At this site you’ll find information on the different types of downsizing, reducing stress during downsizing, an in-depth downsizing checklist, and more.
Social Security Administration
The SSA manages social security payments, which includes retirement, disability, and survivor benefits that is paid in through a payroll tax on your wages. This page includes tools to understand your contributions so far and estimate future payments. In order to start receiving retirement benefits, like with Medicare, you need to enroll. Here is the link to the SSA online application for receiving retirement benefits.
Medicare is a health insurance program for people aged 65 and over who have paid into the system through payroll taxes on their wages. In order to receive benefits, you need to enroll. This page, getting started with Medicare, gives more information about setting up Medicare.
Memory care facilities are care homes that provide the much-needed care to adults with memory care issues. Memory care facilities can be in various forms, such as: dedicated dementia care facilities or communities, dedicated Alzheimer’s care facilities, Alzheimer’s day care, Alzheimer’s nursing homes, dementia nursing homes, as well as assisted living facilities that provide memory care services. If you're wondering "how do I find memory care near me?" - browse our full list of all memory care homes in the U.S.
Alzheimer Support is a free service that assists families who have loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. Through our free search tool and nationwide database of Alzheimer’s care facilities, families who are in need of care for their loved ones are able to locate licensed care homes and communities that are best equipped to provide care for their loved ones.