Elder Benefit Specialist Program

The Elder Benefit Specialist offers counseling, assistance and advocacy in the area of public benefits, health insurance, and consumer law, to people who are 60 or older. Benefit Specialists are trained and their casework supervised by attorneys who specialize in elder law and public benefits.

Elder Benefit Specialists assist with legal needs concerning public benefits such as Medicare, Medicare Part D, and a variety of other issues. The Elder Benefit Specialist also assists with grievance and appeals procedures and can act as an appointed representative.

The Elder Benefit Specialist can be reached at the Senior Connections office, Monday through Thursday from 8:00am to 4:30pm, (715) 394-3611.

To arrange an appointment with the Elder Benefit Specialist, Laura Killian, please call (715) 394-3611. Laura can also be reached by email at [email protected]

The Elder Benefit Specialist services are free, although donations to defray some of the costs associated with the program are welcomed.

Below is a video which covers the below list of common Medicare questions:

Enrollment in Medicare, Medicare Basics, Your Coverage Choices, SeniorCare, Help for People with Limited Income, Words of Caution.