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Resources for those caring for senior family members.

Caregiver Support Organizations

The Family Caregiver Alliance’s family care navigator tool can help you locate support groups in your area. The U.S. Administration on Aging has created an Eldercare Locator to help you find services and support in your area. You can also call them at 800.677.1116.

Are you providing care to an individual? There may be a variety of benefits available. Search for benefits easily and securely with the BenefitsCheckUp tool. Answer a few questions to quickly find what benefits may be available in your area.

Online support groups can help you connect with others who understand what you are going through, and find professional tips and advice.

Check out our Medicare Resource Guide for an extensive list of Pennsylvania caregiver resources including Alzheimer’s assistance, employment and financial assistance, food services, legal assistance, nursing home information, and much more.

Please call us at 866.779.6962 (TTY:711) (BlueJourney HMO) or 866.987.4213 (TTY:711) (BlueJourney PPO) to request a guide.

Parts of Original Medicare

Original Medicare consists of Part A and Part B.

Most Medicare beneficiaries pay a premium for Part B coverage.

  • Part A is hospital coverage
  • Part B is medical coverage

Optional Parts of Medicare

Medicare Part C and D are important options that can help pay some out-of-pocket costs not covered by Original Medicare.

  • Part C is also known as Medicare Advantage
  • Part D is prescription drug coverage

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Updated October 1, 2020