Thursday, August 23, 2018

MassHealth for seniors

MassHealth offers a broad range of health-care services by paying for part or all of a MassHealth member's health insurance, or paying medical providers for services given to MassHealth members.

Click below to link to Senior Guide to Health Care Coverage and for persons of any age needing long term care.

Senior Guide to Health Care Coverage [SACA-1 (04/18)]

 

 


Application for Health Coverage for Seniors and People Needing Long-Term-Care Services [SACA-2 (07-18)]



>>Click here to download PDF or Printable version of The Health Safety Net>>

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Tracfone Available ZTE Tutorials

>>Click here to link to Z861BL Tutorials for additional info>>


ZTE ZFIVE™ L LTE® (Z861BL)

If you need assistance with your device, tutorials are available for you. Simply click on the desired tutorial and follow along with your device. Navigate through the steps to see what your device’'s screen should display.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Medicare Part B - Durable Medical Equipment - Patient Request for Medical Payment Form

How do I file a claim?
Fill out the claim form, called the Patient Request for Medical Payment form (CMS-1490S) [PDF, 52KB). Follow the instructions for the type of claim you're filing:
CLAIMS FOR DURABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT (DME) 

Medicare's Wheelchair & Scooter Benefit

Medicare Coverage of Durable Medical Equipment and Other Devices

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Get Help Finding a Ride - Mass.gov

Get help finding a ride

Information to help seniors, people with disabilities, and others find a ride in Massachusetts.
 
 
 
 

National Do Not Call Registry

Veteran’s Independence Plus program (VIP)

Veteran’s Independence Plus program (VIP) supports veterans of any age that are at risk of nursing home placement and their family caregivers by providing home and community based services to enable them to continue to live in their homes and communities. Eligible veterans receive a comprehensive assessment, develop a service plan, and can purchase goods and services that best meet their needs. VIP is jointly administered by the Executive Office of Elder Affairs and the Department of Veterans’ Services. 

>>Click here to link to HomeCare Partners for more information>>

>>Also see the Program Overview HERE>>
>>Program Overeview in PDF format>>

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Safelink Tracfone and Alcatel One Touch Available Tutorials

>>Click here to link to Tracfone Available Tutorials for additional info>>

If you need assistance with your device, tutorials are available for you. Simply click on the desired tutorial and follow along with your device. Navigate through the steps to see what your device’'s screen should display.  Live CHAT also available.







>>Click here to link to Alcatel Available Tutorials for additional info>>












































>>Click here to link to ZTE Available Tutorials for additional info>>





































>>Click here to link to Alcatel A574BL Available Tutorials for additional info>>

SHINE Serving the Health Insurance Needs of Everyone - Insurance Review


The SHINE Program at the Peabody Senior Center provides free health insurance information, counseling and assistance in navigating the Medicare and MassHealth systems for seniors.
 

For more information, meet with a SHINE counselor. To make an appointment with a SHINE counselor at the PCOA, please contact Sheila or Sandra at 978-531-2254. You may also call the Regional SHINE office at Mystic Valley Elder Services at 781-388-4845.

Be prepared for your SHINE appointment by completing this form. 


>>Click here for LARGER image or to printable version>> 



Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Greater Lowel Workforce Development Board - National Senior Network

>>Click to link to National Senior Network for additional info>>

The National Senior Network administers the Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP), a U.S. Department of Labor funded employment and training program for eligible mature workers age 55 and older. Through paid on the job experience in community based organizations (non profit or government) and classroom training, participants update their employability, marketable skills and fine tune their job hunting strategies and execution with NSN. Over 300 individuals worked through NSN last year.



National Able Network - Lowel MA

>>Click to link to National Senior Network for additional info>>

About National Senior Network

Our mission is to:
  • To provide employment and Training opportunities for older workers.
  • To provide non-profit and government agencies with seasoned workers to add capacity to operations.


Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP)