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Free Online Search Tool for Benefits for Older Adults and Seniors

Posted January 18th 2018

BenefitsCheckUp® is a free service of the National Council on Aging. The BenefitsCheckUp® team monitors the benefits landscape for updates and changes to policies and programs. They match your unique needs to benefit programs and eligibility requirements using their comprehensive tool. The serach includes such benefits as health care, medication, housing and utilities, income assistance, food and nutrition, tax relief, employment, discounts, veterans benefits, and more. 

Your benefits are waiting!  

To find out more about BenefitsCheckUp, click the link below.
https://www.benefitscheckup.org

Did you know that there are over 2,500 federal, state, and private benefit programs available? Start finding benefits with the BenefitsCheckUp® questionnaire or browse our Resource Library to learn more about programs and eligibility.

The National Council on Aging - NCOA -  has a goal is to improve the health and economic security of 10 million older adults by 2020.

The National Council on Aging (NCOA) is a respected national leader and trusted partner helping older adults meet the challenges of aging through services like BenefitsCheckUp®. BenefitsCheckUp® is a comprehensive, free online tool that connects older adults with benefits they may qualify for.

For more details about NCOA, BeneftisCheckUp ®, EconomicCheckUp ®, and Medicare Matters ®, please follow the links below.


The National Council on Aging
https://www.ncoa.org

BenefitsCheckUp®
https://www.benefitscheckup.org

EconomicCheckUp®
https://www.economiccheckup.org

Medicare Matters® - https://www.mymedicarematters.org




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Lassen Park Newspaper Summer 2018

The  Lassen Volcanic National Park Newspaper Peak Experiences Summer 2018 is now online and offers information on summer activities, programs and special events as well as  information on Loomis Museum, Lassen Cafe & Gift, Manzanita Lake Camper Store, hiking routes, campgrounds, entrance fees, maps, ranger-led programs, activities for young explorers, watercraft and camping cabin rental and more.  For more information, please click "Full Article". ...Full Article

Become Wildfire Prepared

It's never to early to be wildfire prepared.  Get ready. Get set. And explore the Go Evacuation Guide. Find out more information about how you can make your home more fire safe. Please click "Full Article"  for more details. ...Full Article

Celebrate Spring at Rescued Animals in Need Boutique - R.A.I.N.

The RAIN Boutique at Black Butter Road and Hwy 44 in Shingletown is open each day from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm and features spring decor, collectibles, antiques, rustic unique gift items, vintage kitchen and western items and even a Man Cave section.  Sales of items benefit the Rescued Animals in Need which is a 501(c) Non-Profit organization.  Please click "Full Article" to enjoy the slide show which shows a glimpse of the boutique.  
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Earth911.com Recycling Search

Are you wondering where to recycle  batteries, construction, electronics, garden, glass, hazardous, household, metal, paint, paper or plastic waste?  Check out Earth911.com search to find  where to recycle all kinds of things most locally.  Click "Full Article" for details.  ...Full Article

Free Household Hazardous and Electronic Waste Disposal and Mattresses too!

Are you wondering what to do with your hazardous waste or all of those old TVs, computers and monitors?  If you are a resident of Shasta County or any of it’s cities, you may bring household hazardous waste  from your home to the City of Redding’s Household Hazardous Waste Facility at no charge. This also includes free electronic waste.  There is also free mattress disposal.  For more details, please click "Full Article" ...Full Article

You Can Register to Vote Online in California

Did you know that you can register to vote online in California? Yes, it's true. And, it's very simple, too. You can also re-register to vote online. You should re-register to vote if you move, change your name or change your political party choice.  Click "Full Article" for more details. ...Full Article

Shingletown Area Resource Center offers Help with Medical Insurance Options

Are you wondering about your health insurance options?  Check out the Shingletown Area Resource Center located next to the Shingletown Post Office for answers to many of your questions including information on Covered California and Medi-Cal. Please click "Full Article" for more information. ...Full Article

2018 Trail Rides at the Wild Horse Sanctuary in Shingletown

To raise money to support the horses, the Wild Horse Sanctuary in Shingletown offers 2 and 3-day weekend pack trips to the public in 2018. Each day ride the trails created by the wild horses and burros. Click "Full Article" for more details ...Full Article

Manzanita Lake Hiking Trail

This easy trail in Lassen Volcanic National Park winds gently around Manzanita Lake and is an ideal choice for families or others unable to hike on difficult terrain. This trail is shaded by looming Jeffrey pines and bordered by lush willows. Click "Full Article" for more detals. ...Full Article

Hiking Lassen Volcanic National Park by Tracy Salcedo

From a challenging climb up Lassen Peak to easy rambles around crystal clear lakes, Hiking Lassen Volcanic National Park: A Guide to the Park's Greatest Hiking Adventures (Regional Hiking Series) by Tracy Salcedo features 58 hike descriptions.  The book includes information on campsites, backcountry permits, safety, trail finder table, and a list of the author's favorites, as well as the natural and human history of the park, make this an essential guide for visitiors to this national treasure. 'Full Article'.  ...Full Article

Shingletown Library and Bookstore

Did you know the Shingletown Library has over 11,000 books, a book store, wi-fi, computers, fax, copy machine, audio books, movies on DVDs and an adult literacy program? Please click 'Full Article' for information. ...Full Article

Shingletown, Lassen Park and North State Webcams and Caltrans Road Conditions

What is the weather like in Shingletown or at Manzanita Lake in Lassen Park?   What is the traffic like on Interstate 5? Check out the Shingletown, Lassen Park and North State webcams. Click on 'Full Article' for more details and links to regional web cams, weather and road information. ...Full Article

Lassen Park Alerts and Conditions

To view current alerts and conditions in Lassen Volcanic National Park, please click the link "Full Article" link below for more information including road closures, highway information and snow depth. ...Full Article

Shasta County Information and Board of Supervisors Agendas, Minutes and Videos

Are you  wondering what is on the Shasta County Board of Supervisors agenda or where to find out more information about Shasta County and its various departments including minutes and video of Board of Supervisor Meetings, telephone, fax and website information? Please click "Full Article" for more details.
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High Elevation Gardening. What Grows Here.

Now is a great time to plan your landscaping. Learn about high elevation gardening  This fun and informative 206 page book by Carol L. Young focuses on Northern California mountain gardening between 2,000 and 7,000 feet elevation featuring charts, diagrams, maps and poems. The book includes sections on microclimates,  encouraging children to garden, drought- tolerent and  deer-resistant plants. To find out more, click "Full Article" ...Full Article

Veterans. Are You Looking for a Place to Call Home? Check out Cal Vet.

Veterans looking for a place to call home are encouraged to check out Cal Vet Veterans Home of California in Redding.  They offer affordable housing at all levels of care. Click "Full Article" for more details. ...Full Article

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