There are some perks that come with aging. One of them is the ability to find items offered to you for free. Here are some examples of items that may be available in and around your community.
Potentially Free Items Just for You
#1. Hearing Aids
Medicare sometimes covers the complete cost of a hearing aid. Certain organizations, such as the Elks Lodge, the March of Dimes, and the Lions Club International may offer programs in your community to offset costs for hearing aids as well.
Several states in the U.S. offer tuition waivers for seniors who want to go back to school. Some universities, such as UCLA, even offer free programs for those who are looking to expand their education.
Every state in the U.S. offers an Office for the Aging or an equivalent administrative office for local government. If your income level qualifies, these offices offer program access where you can get the dentures you may need for free.
#4. Tax Assistance
Certified volunteers from the Internal Revenue Service provide free tax assistance to people who are 60+ years old. Local tax advisors may also provide this benefit if you prefer to go with a more traditional tax filing method.
#5. Food and Drinks
Most restaurants offer a discount for qualifying seniors with proof of age. If you dine at a Yum! Brands restaurant, you qualify for a free beverage with your meal and potentially free food at some locations. Taco Bell, Long John Silver’s, Pizza Hut, and Kentucky Fried Chicken are all under the umbrella of this organization.
You can get free stuff as you get older. The only thing you need to do is ask for it, in most circumstances.
What are some of the free items you’ve discovered are given to seniors?