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Benefits Check Up
Offers the opportunity to find and enroll in public and private benefit programs.  The site is provided by the National Council on Aging and the U.S. Administration on Aging.

Blind Pension
Provides information and qualifications for this program that offers financial assistance to blind persons who are not eligible for Supplemental Aid to the Blind (MO Department of Social Services)

Division of Assets
Information for nursing home residents and recipients of home and community based services about allocating a portion of the couple’s assets to the spouse in the community, and possible additional allocation of income (MO Department of Social Services)

Food Stamp Program
Eligibility requirements for assistance to low income individuals for an allotment of food benefits that help safeguard nutrition levels (MO Department of Social Services)

MO HealthNet for the Aged, Blind and Disabled
Provides information on medical coverage for those who meet the criteria as well as information on spenddown (MO Department of Social Services)

MO Veterans Commission
The MO Veterans Commission provides information on services, benefits, veterans homes and eligibility.

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI)
The SSDI program offers benefits for those who meet the medical requirements to be determined as having a disability.  The Social Security Administration’s website provides applications and information on benefit requirements and services

Social Security Retirement benefits
The Social Security Administration provides information on benefits, effects of how marriage or part-time work may affect a benefit, and other frequently asked questions.  This site allows for an online application and provides information on how to appeal

Supplemental Aid to the Blind
Provides information and qualifications for a program that offers financial assistance to blind individuals  (MO Department of Social Services)

Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
The SSI program offers benefits to disabled adults who have limited income and resources.  The Social Security Administration provides information on eligibility, the benefits program and how to apply

Survivor Benefits
The Social Security Administration offers information on how to report a death and qualifications for survivor benefits.

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