couple shutterstock_120133138compressedThe National Council on Aging provides a website,, that identifies more than 2,000 government and private benefit programs for those over the age of 55. Participants must fill out a questionnaire and they then receive a report listing programs and benefits for which they may be eligible. The programs are explained and contact information is provided. This information can be a guideline for adults age 55 and over which can point them in the right direction for future benefits.

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