Free Guide to Benefits for
Older New Yorkers.
The eligibility criteria and dollar amounts shown for the benefits listed here are accurate as of Spring 2014. Print out and share with your family or caregiver. If there are any questions of which services are best for you or how benefits may affect you legally or financially feel free to call.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Social Security 1
Supplemental Security Income 2
Veterans Benefits 3
New York Prescription Saver Card 3
Public Assistance 4
Medicare Savings Program 6
Medicare Part D 7
Affordable Care Act 7
Food Stamps (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance 9
Reduced Fare 10
Senior Citizen Rent Increase Exemption (SCRIE) 11
Senior Citizen Homeowners Exemption (SCHE) 12
Real Property Tax Credit (IT-214) 13
Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) 14
Elderly Pharmaceutical Insurance Coverage (EPIC) 15
New York State School Tax Relief Program (STAR) 16
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