The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
Advocates provide confidential counseling and advocacy for elders age 60 or older and their caregivers.
Advocates assist seniors and their caregivers by providing information and assistance about available programs, applications for programs, resolve claims with Social Security, Medicare, Medicare Part D, Medicaid, pensions and other benefits.
Advocates assist by giving information on the telephone, in person or at assigned locations in the community. Advocates can also assist with presentations on benefit information to small groups of seniors and their caregivers.