An online search for housing providers (both for-profit and non-profit operators), including:
- Senior apartments
- Independent living communities
- Assisted living residences
- Continuing care retirement communities
WorkLife Law operates a hotline which provides legal assistance to caregivers who encounter discrimination in the workplace due to their family responsibilities. Services include:
- Legal advice/assistance
- Attorney referrals
Offers consumers, families and advocates resources and information on long-term care including; an overview of each state's nursing home system and licensing agencies, and a consumer's guide to choosing a nursing home.
Provides information about how qualifying patients without prescription drug coverage can get the medicines they need for free or nearly free through patient assistance programs. The website and hotline offer a single point of access to more than 475 public and private programs, including nearly 200 offered by pharmaceutical companies.
A non-profit organization that provides online information to those who cannot afford medicine or healthcare costs. Website provides information about prescription assistance programs for specific medications and diseases, as well as government programs.
An online resource that defines the role of a long-term care ombudsman and how he/she can help families of nursing home residents. It also includes a state-by-state directory of long-term care ombudsmen.
Offers an online State Resource Directory for Elder Abuse Prevention which includes helplines and hotlines to report suspected elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation. Also includes state laws and regulations that protect older adults.
One of the hardest things about life is recognizing its various parts. I mean, we never really notice pregnant women until our wife becomes one, or the plight of the handicapped until we break an ankle or leg, and crutches help us see more clearly.