Public Assistance Programs for Older Adults


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What is the name of the benefit program that provides assistance specifically for the purchase of adequate nutritious food?

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1. What is the name of the program designed for those with limited resources that provides additional medical care and support services?

2. Which of the following populations may be eligible for public assistance due to the service they have provided?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Older adults have a number of health and financial burdens to deal with that can require public assistance. This quiz has you recall a number of these public assistance programs.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This public assistance quiz tests your ability to:

  • Recognize a given benefit program
  • Know populations eligible for public assistance
  • Determine the services available to older adults with financial need
  • Recognize the type of benefit SSI provides

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - draw from the most relevant information related to the lesson on public assistance
  • Information recall - remember the knowledge you've acquired about services available to those with financial need
  • Knowledge application - use this information to successfully answer questions about related SSI benefits

Additional Learning

If you're looking for more information, the lesson called Public Assistance Programs for Older Adults covers the following objectives:

  • Examine the financial challenges of older adults
  • Explain SSI and the program for those with limited resources
  • Summarize other benefit programs