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With so many seniors living on limited incomes, finding affordable products and services is crucial. Get the inside scoop on freebies and discounts available to you and your loved one.

Prescription assistance programs (also called patient assistance programs) are valuable resources for those who meet income requirements and who do not have prescription insurance.

Programs and assistance vary widely by state and individual circumstances, but some financial help may be available for family caregivers who are looking to offset the costs of providing care for an elderly loved one.

Family members could become paid caregivers through the Cash and Counseling or Consumer Direction Care Medicaid Programs. Learn about eligibility requirements, how to apply and benefits you could receive.

Federal, state and local governments offer many programs, services and benefits for seniors and their caregivers, but few people know these resources exist or how to access them. This is your go-to guide for getting assistance.

When selecting a system of transportation for your senior parent, caregivers must take into account a variety of factors. Costs, medical needs, and community resources all impact a transportation plan when a senior is no longer able to drive.

This list of useful organizations and resources for caregivers and their aging loved ones will help you find support and information for every aspect of your journey.