Trusted Resources

The official US government website for Medicare.Visit
Find and compare Medicare Advantage and Prescription Drug plans.Visit Plan Finder
Learn about the Affordable Care Act and find the insurance options available to you.Visit
The State Health Insurance Assistance Program, or SHIP, is a national program that offers one-on-one counseling and assistance to people with Medicare and their families.Visit SHIP Technical Assistance Center
MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health’s Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand.Visit Medline Plus
BenefitsCheckUp is free service of the National Council on Aging(NCOA), a nonprofit service and advocacy organization in Washington, DC. BenefitsCheckUp asks a series of questions to help identify benefits that could save you money and cover the costs of everyday expenses.Visit Benefits Checkup
Consumer Reports is an expert, independent, nonprofit organization whose mission is to work for a fair, just, and safe marketplace for all consumers and to empower consumers to protect themselves.Visit Consumer Reports

LawHelp helps people of low and moderate incomes find free legal aid programs in their communities, answers to questions about their legal rights and forms to help them with their legal problems.
The United Hospital Fund is a nonprofit health services research and philanthropic organization whose primary mission is to shape positive change in health care for the people of New York.Visit United Hospital Fund
Apply for Medicare and find ways to save on your Medicare prescription drug costs. If your Medicare card is lost, stolen or damaged, you can ask for a new one online.Visit Social Security

The Kaiser Family Foundation’s main Web site provides complete access to the Foundation’s reports, surveys, issue briefs, charts, slides and fact sheets containing in-depth analysis and the public’s views on timely and critical issues such as the growing number of uninsured, Medicare, Medicaid, rising health care costs  and health reform.
Visit Kaiser Family Foundation
The Commonwealth Fund is a private foundation that aims to promote a high performing health care system that achieves better access, improved quality, and greater efficiency, particularly for society’s most vulnerable, including low-income people, the uninsured, minority Americans, young children, and elderly adults.Visit Commonwealth Fun
Senior Medicare Patrols (SMPs) empower and assist Medicare beneficiaries, their families, and caregivers to prevent, detect, and report health care fraud, errors, and abuse.Visit Senior Medicare Patrol