Senior Health Information
It’s your life, live it well! These resources will help you understand and recognize your rights, to receive benefits to which you are entitled, and to make informed choices about quality of life concerns.
alz.org - An online information service to help with the care and planning of patients with Alzheimer’s disease.
Disease Prevention Information
cdc.gov - What you should know and consumer updates on disease and prevention.
nhpco.org - National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization provides educational information about care at the end of life.
LeadingAge’s Consumer Hub offers information and support to help people make the most of the aging experience. This includes a directory of not-for-profit organizations committed to meeting people’s needs and preferences as they age
Making the Health Care Decision
thecarecommunity.com - This site is a valuable resource for families who need help in choosing placement with independent living, assisted living, home health, hospice, short-term physical therapy and rehabilitation, or traditional long-term skilled nursing care in a nursing home environment.
Medicare and Medicaid Information
medicare.gov - Medicare questions, rates and nursing home and home health care comparisons.
medicare.gov/caregivers - This site has information on enrollment, billing, drug plans, financial issues, finding nursing homes, AARP features and more.
healthcare.gov/do-i-qualify-for-medicaid - This link helps identify health care eligibility and coverage.