36th District Legislators
Senior Citizen Resources
Helpful Tips for Senior Citizens
Free Credit Reports
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Are you paying full price for medications?
Merchant Marine WWII
For England you are entitled to a pension, also if your ship sunk other ships you obtain bonus points. If they up to 20 you get a higher pension or you can transfer those points to another Merchant Marine. Just get in touch with the Liaison officer at a British Embassy.
NJ Programs for Seniors
Next time you go to the drug store, get a application for PADD/Lifeline Benefits.
PADD is Pharmaceutical Assistance for the Aged & Disable, so the next time you pay for your pills its only $5.00 for each type. This program is based on Social Security and income up to $20,016 for single and $24,542 for married couples.
New Jersey resident for Senior Gold Plan are eligible if your 65 or at least 18 collecting Social Security Disablity Benefits.
Your income is between $20,016 and $30,016 if you are single
Lifeline is for gas, oil and electric. Also based on same as above $225 a year.
Another program that pays for Medicare Part B in full or some of it is (SLMB)
Free Services Available
Disabled homeowners & homeowners over 60 may be eligible for free handyman service through the Volunteer Center of Bergen County 201-489-7790.
Volunteers perform non-emergency minor plumbing,electrical,installation & reoair,painting,tiling,door & window replacement also appliance repair. Clients pay only for materials.