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.
Provides assistance in obtaining veterans' benefits and answers questions regarding rules and regulations concerning veterans. Wesbite provides directory of Veteran Service Officers across the country.
My husband has cancer. The disease and his treatments have dictated the last eleven years of our lives. He was diagnosed in 2002 with chronic lymphocytic leukemia, CLL, (a type of nonHodgkin’s lymphoma), usually considered an old man’s cancer.