The government program you are asking about is the COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Program
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Adaptive Clothing

The chore of dressing and undressing in traditional clothing can be difficult for millions of people with certain health and mobility problems

Social Security News

While the report doesn't sound positive, the outlook on the combined Trust Funds improved from the previous report

Social Security Benefits Lose 40% of Buying Power

“Retirees know all too well that, Social Security benefits don’t buy as much today, as when they first retired”

Alexa, Keep Me Independent

Older adults can be hesitant about new technology. At the same time, many are reluctant to forfeit their independence by moving into an assisted living facility, even if they are having trouble performing tasks at home.

How to Start a Walking Program and Stay Motivated

Years of research have shown that walking may be the single best exercise you can do to improve your health as you age

How Medicare Covers Alzheimer’s Disease

What exactly does Medicare cover when it comes to Alzheimer's disease?

Stay Vigilant about Fraud, Identity Theft

Would you like to learn more about protecting yourself from online scammers and criminals?

Specialized Moving Services That Help Seniors Downsize and Relocate

Can you recommend any businesses or services that specialize in helping seniors downsize and relocate?

Nursing Home Closures

A new report issues urgent calls for solutions to address the devastating effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and a historic workforce crisis

Senior Companion Program

What is the Senior Companion Program?

Celebrating a Decade of "my Social Security"

"my Social Security" provides secure and convenient self-service options

New Statement Fact Sheet for People with Limited Earnings

Learn if you and your family members qualify for extra benefits

When to Expect Your Social Security Checks

The day of the month you receive your benefit payment will depend on your birthdate


Do You Qualify for Social Security Spouse’s Benefits?

If you don’t have enough Social Security credits to qualify for benefits on your own record, you may be able to receive benefits on your spouse’s record