Coverage And Legal

Coverage and legal resources

Medicare Rights Center

https://www.medicarerights.org/

The Medicare Rights Center is a national, nonprofit consumer service organization that works to ensure access to affordable health care for older adults and people with disabilities through counseling and advocacy, educational programs and public policy initiatives.


U.S. Living Will Registry

http://uslivingwillregistry.com/

The U.S. Living Will Registry electronically stores all types of advance directives, including living wills, health care proxies, health care power of attorney, and organ donor information,  and makes them available to health care providers 24 hours/day via secure Internet or telephone-facsimile.


U.S. Social Security Administration

https://www.ssa.gov/

Information on Medicare and other SSA benefits


The State Bar of California

http://www.calbar.ca.gov/Attorneys/Sections/Trusts-Estates/Educating-Seniors/Resources/Seniors-and-the-Law/Finding-a-Caregiver-or-Nursing-Home

Information on nursing homes, caregiving, and law as it pertains to the elderly


National Institute on Aging

https://www.nia.nih.gov/health/advance-care-planning-healthcare-directives

Information on advance care planning and health care directives


Understanding Advance Directives

http://www.caringinfo.org/files/public/brochures/Understanding_Advance_Directives.pdf

Information on advance directives

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