Finances

Free Financial Booklets
The ASA and the National Endowment for Financial Education joined forces to create two comprehensive booklets to help handle personal finances after a stroke. One booklet is written specifically for stroke survivors, the other specifically for family caregivers. Simply type: Financial Guide for Survivors, or Financial Guide for Caregivers in the field titled 'Other' in the "I would like to learn more about . . ." section of our online information request form.

Employment Services for People with Disability
Receive accurate information about the Social Security Administration's employment support programs and where you can get the services you need to make a successful entry into the workforce.

AARP Tax-Aide
AARP Tax-Aide is administered through the AARP Foundation in cooperation with the IRS. The AARP Foundation is AARP's affiliated charity. Foundation programs provide security, protection and empowerment for low-income older persons in need.

AARP Money Management Program
This program offers daily money management service to help low-income older or disabled people who have difficulty budgeting, paying routine bills and keeping track of financial matters.

American Association of Daily Money Managers
Daily money managers (DMMs) provide personal business assistance to clients who have difficulty in managing their personal monetary affairs. The services meet a continuum of needs, from organizing and keeping track of financial and medical insurance papers, to assisting with check writing and maintaining bank accounts. The site provides questions to ask before hiring a money manager.

Cutting Rx costs

NeedyMeds.com
Offers a database of patient assistance programs offered by pharmaceutical companies to offset some of the cost of necessary prescriptions.

Rx Assist
Lists public and private resources available, though limited, that may help patients afford the medicines they need.

Medicare
Information about prescription drug programs available through Medicare.