KupunaWiki Radio Show Episode 23-0422 | Peter Reyes, Catholic Charities Hawaii Benefits Enrollment Center

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Peter Reyes, Program Director, from Catholic Charities Hawaii’s Benefits Enrollment Center discusses the services they provide to assist Medicare recipients in applying for benefits and assistive services they may be eligible for to ensure that they have access to services they need to maintain their health and independence. This includes assistance in applying for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) services. …

KupunaWiki Radio Show Episode 23-0408 | Irma & David Bennett, SeniorHealth Medicare Plans

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Irma and David Bennett, Licensed Brokers, from SeniorHealth Medicare Plans talk about Medicare and the types of plans  and providers available as well as the process of determining which plan is best for each individual 65 years or older given their health, lifestyle, finances, etc.  

Medicare and Medicaid Options

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Medicare and Medicaid are two different government-run programs that were created in 1965 in response to the inability of older and low-income Americans to buy private health insurance. They were part of President Lyndon Johnson’s “Great Society” vision of a general social commitment to meeting individual health care needs. Medicare and Medicaid are social insurance programs that allow the financial …