Guide to Medicare - This is a thorough and useful summary of the Medicare program with details and links you may find beneficial.
About Long Term Care - This is a great list of resource links for families and the elderly in Georgia, published by GeorgiaOmbudsman.org.
Medicaid Information for Long Term Care - This is a nice summary of available information by the Georgia Legal Aid program.
Nursing Home Residents' Bill of Rights - Georgia - Atlanta Legal Aid provides this summary, including a list of rights all nursing home residents have.
Cook County Senior Citizen's Resource Guide - great resource list, not just for Cook County
Illinois Department on Aging - really good resource on many matters affecting senior citizens
this is the program through which I am certified as a volunteer in nursing homes
Advance Directive Tools - resources for planning
- Durable Power of Attorney for Property
- Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care
- Living Will
Senior Housing News - trends and information on real estate and housing options and opportunities for senior citizens
National Center on Elder Abuse - by the United States Administration on Aging - helping national, state, and local partners in the field be fully prepared to ensure that older Americans will live with dignity, integrity, independence, and without abuse, neglect, and exploitation.