Wisconsin Elderly Benefits Specialists
- Last Updated: May 22, 2013
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An elderly benefit specialist is a person trained to help older persons who are having a problem with their private or government benefits. They receive ongoing training and are monitored by attorneys knowledgeable in elder law. The attorneys are also available to assist older persons in need of legal representation on benefit matters.
Individuals eligible for services must be 60 years of age or older and need assistance with securing a public or private benefit is eligible for the Elderly Benefit Specialist Program.
- Similar services are available to people ages 18 to 59 with a physical or a developmental disability, a mental illness or a substance abuse disorder. Disability Benefit Specialist program.
- If you have questions about how working might affect your disability benefits, contact a work incentive benefits specialist.
This website provides general information about services provided by disability benefits specialists and information on how to locate a specialist.