Benefit Specialist Programs
Elder Benefit Specialist Program assists
persons 60 years of age or older who may need assistance in securing public
or private benefits. The Elder Benefit Specialist provides information to
regarding their benefits. The Elder Benefit Specialist also suggests alternative
actions that older adults can take to secure benefits. The Elder Benefit Specialist
also helps to appeal denials of benefits, advocates on behalf of older
and makes appropriate referrals to other agencies and organizations.
The Elder Benefit Specialist is continually
trained and monitored by attorneys knowledgeable in elder law, and all
information is kept strictly confidential.
The Elder Benefit Specialist Program is supported
with state, federal and county funds. Persons assisted by the program are
encouraged to make a donation towards the cost of the service. All donated
funds are used to expand the service to other older adults.
Benefit Specialist program assists adults between the ages of 18-59 who have
a disability. The Disability Benefit Specialist will help answer questions
and solve problems related to Social Security, Medicare, health insurance
and other public and private benefits for people with disabilities.
Benefit Specialist services are free and confidential.
To talk with the Benefit Specialist about a
benefit issue, call 262-741-3400 or send
an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.