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Making A Difference

ASBA supports many worthy causes in many ways - from rare children's diseases, to advocacy for our aging members and their families when it comes to education, housing and healthcare.

One of our causes is Families for Better Care, Inc., which is a non-profit citizen advocacy group dedicated to creating public awareness of the conditions in our nation’s nursing homes and other long-term care settings and developing effective solutions for improving quality of life and care.

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Can You Get COVID-19 Again? Experts Say It's Unlikely

Educating and informing our members is one of our key priorities. Important and helpful educational articles around COVID-19, health, wellness, financial security tips, and more are available to our members. Stay informed and remember, it's FREE!

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Our Benefits Are A Big Benefit

When you join ASBA®, you can take all of our wonderful programs and benefits. We offer a wide range of discount and savings on hundreds of programs! Membership is free with no required membership dues. Get access to programs and offers that make your life easier.

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What We Offer

Our Services

Membership Programs

Becoming a member of ASBA® gives you access to our supplemental insurance at great group rates, members-only content, and other exclusive programs and offers. Membership is free, so what are you waiting for?

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Education

Access content and resources packed with important info that matters to you—whether you are retired, or planning for it - free to members (and membership is free!). 

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Philanthropy

ASBA® understands the importance of giving back. That's why we offer scholarships, host an annual charity golf tournament, and more.

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News

Managing Stress In A Stressful Time

Feeling stressed out? No one blames you. Managing stress is important during this challenging time. The first step may be to change our attitude towards stress and recognize that it’s not stress itself but our attitude towards it.

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Philanthropy

Under the Charity Advisors umbrella, ASBA® holds the annual Hill Country Classic to raise funds for several worthy causes. Over the past several years, this golf tournament has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for children's charities.

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Welcome Assured Life Association

We are proud to welcome members of the Assured Life Association to ASBA. ASBA and ALA have recently partnered to provide even more benefits to their members.

 

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The Grooviest Math Teacher Ever

After instant fame from the album, Bridge Over Troubled Water, teaching gave Art Garfunkel an opportunity to take a step back and reassess his life."I would have been happy being a teacher," says the 78-year-old singer/actor, reflecting back on the year he took a break from music and taught math at Litchfield Preparatory School in Connecticut. "I loved the curriculum; I loved the act of teaching.

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To RV or Not To RV: That Is the Question

Klipinger.com recently published two articles about RVs. One gives reasons to retire in an RV and the other gives reasons why you'll regret it. Fair enough. What should you do? Here are some pros and cons to help you make up your own mind.

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Now Available

We're thrilled to announce that ASBA® Core and Total Health Discount Plans are now available to our members for the first time ever! Powered through Careington International Corporation, these new ASBA® discounts have been designed to bring ASBA® members exclusive savings on dental, vision, hearing, prescriptions and 24/7 doctor access via phone and video chat (average wait time of less than 15 minutes!), and more – even if you don’t have insurance! Call us at (844) 442-5622.

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Now Available

ASBA is excited to announce a new partnership with eHealth, a leader in health insurance that includes major medical, Medicare Supplement, and Medicare Advantage insurance coverage. Through eHealth,  ASBA members can take advantage of best-in-class health insurance options. With 24/7 licensed insurance agent support, and over 10,000 plans from over 180 companies, you can't find a bigger selection of health insurance products online in the U.S.

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