Other Benefits

Alzheimer’s Association – 24/7 Helpline 800-272-3900

Benefits Check-Up Survey – Answer some questions to find benefit programs that can help you pay for medications, health care, food, utilities and more. (National site)

Choice Magazine Listening – A free audio magazine for adults with impaired vision or other disability. (Reviewed at July 2015 WSOS Update)

The Homeward Bound Dentist – An important service for those who are homebound; service area includes Westchester County.

Elder Abuse Resources – List of county resources.

Federal Trade Commission Consumer Information – See their resources on Health Information for Older People, which covers topics ranging from hiring care givers to assessing nursing homes and avoiding scams.

National Council on Aging – A resource for information on the health and economic security of seniors, including benefits access, home equity, falls prevention and chronic conditions.  Sign up for their newsletter.

Office of Public and Intergovernmental Affairs – Online & print editions about Federal Benefits for Veterans, Dependents and Survivors.

Transportation – Listing of organizations in Westchester that offer transportation services. Broken down by area.