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Who is eligible for the
Elder Benefits Specialist Services?

Anyone 60 years of age or older who is having a problem in securing a public or private benefit is eligible for the Elder Benefit Specialist Program.

Rock County Residents 60+ can contact Lachel Fowler at 608-757-5414 or at the Council on Aging Website.


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How can an
Elder Benefit Specialist help you?

  • Provide accurate and current information on your benefits.
  • Suggest alternative actions that you can take to secure benefits or appeal denials of benefits.
  • Advocate on your behalf with other parties.
  • Explain what legal action or other possible solution is required.
  • Refer you to an appropriate attorney when necessary.


What programs can an
Elder Benefits Specialist help with?

  • Medicare; Medicare Part D
  • Medicare Supplemental Insurance
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
  • Social Security;
  • Medical Assistance
  • Consumer problems
  • Age discrimination in employment
  • Homestead Tax Credit
  • Housing problems
  • Supportive Home Services
  • Food Stamps
  • Other legal and benefit problems

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