Northwest Missouri Area Agency on Aging (NWMOAAA) benefits specialists are available to meet with older adults and people with disabilities to see if they qualify for benefits they may not be aware of, and to help them submit applications. Programs include SNAP “Food Stamps,” extra help with Medicare Part D, Medicare Savings Programs, MO Health Net, LIHEAP (Energy Assistance), MO Property Tax Credit and Medicare Counseling. Call NWMOAAA at

888-844-5626 to schedule an appointment, and specialists will let you know what information is needed, to see if you meet income and resource guidelines to qualify for any of these programs.