Services that save people money or provide services for free / discounted cost
Anyone 50 years of age or older can become a member and receive discounts to healthcare products, automobile insurance, homeowners insurance, travel, dining, entertainment, phone plans, and more
A conservative alternative to AARP, which offers benefits such as Medicare and health insurance products, group-discount auto insurance, an exclusively priced roadside assistance plan, a members-only credit card with a robust rewards program, substantial savings on hotels, car rentals, discount dental and vision plans, and so much more
Helps you find out which government benefits you may be eligible to receive
Benefits Check Up
Free service of the National Council on Aging (NOCA) that helps identify benefits that could save you money and cover the costs of expenses such as: medications, food, utilities, legal, health care, housing, in-home services, taxes, transportation, employment training
Pharmaceutical Assistance Programs
Some pharmaceutical companies offer assistance programs for the drugs they manufacture. Click on the first letter of your drug name to see if any programs are available for the drugs you are taking.
Medicare Plan Finder
Compares ALL Medicare Advantage and PDP carriers in one spot
Your Guide to Medicare?s Preventative Services
This helps people learn what disease prevention is and why it?s important; which preventive services Medicare covers and how often; who can get services; what you pay ? you pay nothing for many services.
Check Your Enrollment on Medicare
Use this tool to check your current and future enrollment on Medicare. You can also see what level of Medicaid you have as well.
Gives you access to your personalized information such as:
? Check your Medicare information, such as your Medicare claims as soon as they are processed and important Medicare-related information specific to you.
? Find your eligibility, entitlement, and preventive service information.
? Check your health and prescription drug enrollment information.
? View your Part B deductible information.
? Manage your prescription drug list and other personal health information.
? Create an ?On the Go Report? that allows you to print your health information to share with your healthcare providers.
Provides prescription drug assistance to Missourians in need by coordinating benefits with Medicare?s (Part D) Prescription Drug Program
State Pharmaceutical Assistance Programs
Many states and the U.S. Virgin Islands offer help paying drug plan premiums and/or other drug costs. Select a state or territory below then click ?Search? to see if any programs are available in your area.
Partnership for Prescription Assistance
Helps qualifying patients without prescription drug coverage get the medicines they need for free or nearly free.
Missouri Pre-Eligibility Tool
Can be used to determine if you may be eligible to receive the following Missouri benefits: Child Care Subsidy (CC), Food Stamps (FS), Temporary Assistance (TA), MO HealthNet for the Aged , Blind and Disabled (MHABD) and MO HealthNet for Families and Children (MAGI)
Compares prices for prescriptions at nearby pharmacies and tells you where you can get the best deal
Transports America?s Veterans to Washington, DC to visit those memorials dedicated to honor the service and sacrifices of themselves and their friends
Helps people locate assistance programs to help them afford their medications and other healthcare costs
National Association of Unclaimed Property Administrators (NAUPA)
Foremost authority on unclaimed property in every state ? start your free search for money that might be due you. Be sure to check every state in which you or the person you?re searching for has lived.
Makes custom eyeglasses that come directly from their factory to you and have no middleman, or retail-space overhead, which makes them extremely affordable
Respectacle is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that facilitates redistribution of quality, used eyeglasses to underserved communities worldwide. Glasses are donated by members of our community. ReSpectacle was designed to be used by people who have no other means of getting life-changing vision correction, and limits orders to 3 pairs of glasses per individual, per calendar year. Shipping of glasses is paid for by grant funding and private donations. As long as ReSpectacle continues to have adequate funding, prescription glasses will be free to whomever orders them.
Meals on Wheels
The oldest and largest national organization supporting the more than 5,000 community-based senior nutrition programs across the country that are dedicated to addressing senior hunger and isolation
Secures and distributes 4 billion meals each year through food pantries and meal programs throughout the U.S. and leads the nation to engage in the fight against hunger
Find food pantries in your area.
National Association of Area Agencies on Aging
Helps older adults and people with disabilities live with dignity and choices in their homes and communities for as long as possible
State and Territorial Fish and Wildlife Offices
The list below provides a starting point for finding the state and territory agencies that manage fish and wildlife resources. Some states provide hunting and fishing licenses for free for those 65 and older
Hunting and Fishing in MO
Missouri residents ages 65 or older may fish and hunt (except deer and turkey) but not trap without permit
See which health insurance plans include this premier fitness program for free as well as see which fitness centers are participating
Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services ? Oral Health
Adult dental benefits are now available for MO HealthNet recipients. Expanded coverage of dental services for adults in Missouri includes preventive services, restorative services, periodontal treatment, oral surgery, extractions, radiographs, pain evaluation and relief, infection control, and sedation
The Lifeline Program is a federal program that provides a monthly benefit on home or wireless phone and broadband service to eligible households. The Lifeline benefit can lower or eliminate the cost of your monthly phone or internet bill. Only one benefit is available per household; either phone service (home or wireless) or internet (home or mobile), but not both. If you are eligible, apply for a benefit through a participating company in your area.
Free Clinic Directory
Helps uninsured people connect with affordable and free health clinics in their area. By clicking on a state, a person can find free and affordable clinic listings by county.
National Do Not Call Registry
What you should know about the National Do Not Call Registry
Did you know these services are covered by Medicare?
Medicare-covered preventive service
- Abdominal aortic aneurysm
- Alcohol misuse screening and counseling
- Bone mass measurement
- Breast cancer screening (mammogram)
- Cardiovascular disease (behavioral therapy)
- Cardiovascular disease screenings
- Cervical and vaginal cancer screenings
- Fecal occult blood test
- Flexible sigmoidoscopy
- Barium enema
- Multi-target stool DNA test
- Depression screening
- Diabetes Screenings
- Yearly “Wellness” visit
- Diabetes self-management training
- Flu shots
- Glaucoma tests
- Hepatitis B shots
- Hepatitis C screening tests
- HIV screening
- Lung cancer screening
- Medical nutrition therapy services
- Obesity screening and counseling
- Pneumococcal shot
- Prostate cancer screening
- Sexually transmitted infections screening and counseling
- Tobacco use cessation
- “Welcome to Medicare” preventive visit (one-time)