When it comes to Medicare, turning 65 and “aging in” can be quite overwhelming. Most seniors are hit with a barrage of mail, emails and phone calls. We are here to help you sort through it all. If you prefer to do your research online, here are a few trusted resources:
- Administration on Aging: To locate organizations that serve seniors and their caregivers, call Eldercare at 1-800-677-1116, or visit their website here. The Eldercare Locators is a public service of the Administration on Aging, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. It connects older Americans and their caregivers with information on senior services.
- National Council on Aging: The National Council on Aging (NCOA) is a nonprofit organization that assists seniors with employment, benefits, health and independent living. Their mission is to improve the lives of millions of older adults, especially those who are vulnerable and disadvantaged. For more information, see their website here.
- Social Security Administration: For assistance with Medicare enrollment, contact Social Security at 1-800-772-1213 or online here – this is the official website of the U.S. Social Security Adminstration. Here you can find useful information, get or replace a Social Security card, apply for retirement benefits, apply for disability benefits, apply for Medicare and more.
- Medicare.gov: This is the official U.S. government site for Medicare. You can find all things and everything Medicare related here.
- Medicare & You: Medicare & You is the official Medicare handbook for Medicare programs. You can download a copy on our website here or call us at 1-800-568-2382 to request a printed copy by mail.
- Medicare Helpline: We have been in the Medicare Supplement industry for over 20 years. Our licensed Medicare representatives are happy to answer any questions you may have. The toll-free hotline is available Monday through Friday, 7 a.m – 4 p.m. Pacific Standard Time. Se Habla Espanol!