APPRISE Health Insurance Counseling is a free Medicare counseling program designed to help older adults. The APPRISE program is a State Health Insurance Program (SHIP) funded in whole or part by a grant through the Administration for Community Living.
Call your local Delaware County APPRISE counselor at 484-494-3769 or visit them online.
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Click here to learn about Medicare Savings Programs which help lower-income seniors and those with disabilities pay for their Medicare Part B premium. Some individuals may also qualify for help with their Medicare deductibles and coinsurance.
Click here to learn about the Medicare Part D Low-Income Subsidy (also called "LIS" or "Extra Help") which helps Medicare consumers dramatically lower their prescription drug costs and can help individuals save thousands of dollars a year.
Programs available to Delaware County residents range from fuel assistance, food stamps, medical assistance to vehicle registration.
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Senior Victim Services assists those seniors who have been a victim of crime in Delaware County by providing counseling, accompaniment to medical and court appointments, assistance in filing for State Crime Victims Compensation claims, and referrals for other appropriate community services. For free telephone counseling services call 610-627-2292 or visit their website.
Legal Services provides assistance with legal problems such as benefits, entitlements, wills, living wills, power of attorney, property tax/ rent rebates, PACE applications, nursing home issues, and grandparent rights.
COSA contracts with Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania(LASP) to provide legal representation for non-criminal and/ or non-profit cases such as bankruptcy and housing problems. To reach LASP call 610-874-8421 or Click to Read More
The Prime-Time Health Education Program is a series of programs and activities for older adults interested in maintaining or achieving a healthy lifestyle. The Prime-Time Health coordinator works with area hospitals and health care providers to address topics such as healthy cooking, exercising, medication management, health screening, safety, and talking openly with your physicians.