- Advance Directives
- Caregiver assistance planning for financial needs of older adult
- Choosing a caregiver
- Community services
- Elder abuse
- Financial needs in retirement calculator
- Geriatrics care professionals near you
- Health insurance counseling by state
- Hospital ratings by zip code
- LGBT National Resource Center
- Long-term services and supports by state
- Nursing home ratings
- Medical equipment suppliers certified by Medicare by zip code
- Pension assistance
- Prescription drugs
- Social Security benefits
- Unclaimed property
- Warning signs of financial crimes
Section I: Introduction to Medicare
Section II: How Original Medicare Works
Section III: Overview of Medicare Health Coverage Options
Section IV: Medicare Covered Services
Section V: Types of Medicare Private Health Plans (HMOs, PPOs and More)
Section VI: Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage (Part D)
Section VII: Medicare and Other Types of Insurance
Section VIII: Filling Gaps in Medicare
Section IX: Programs for People with Limited Income
Section X: Medicare Rights and Appeals
Section XI: Medicare Fraud and Abuse
Section XII: Caring for Yourself or a Loved One with Medicare
Everyone should complete a living will and medical power of attorney to ensure their health care wishes are honored if they are not able to express them.
or call the Caring Connections Help Line at 800/658-8898
Cancer care: National financial assistance programs
Caregiver assistance planning for financial needs of older adult
Choosing a caregiver
A caregiver can provide essentials such as personal care, health care, household care and emotional care.
or call: 1-800-677-1116
Some free and charitable clinics may offer free or low-cost dental care: To find a clinic near you, visit that National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics: http://www.nafcclinics.org/find-clinic
Financial needs in retirement calculator
Free health clinics and charitable care
The National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics: http://www.nafcclinics.org/find-clinic
Geriatrics care professionals near you
Health insurance counseling by state
To find out the name and contact information of the agency to contact in your state, go to this link:shipnpr.shiptalk.org/shipprofile.aspx or you can call 1-800-677-1116.
Hospital ratings by zip code
LGBT National Resource Center
Long-term services and supports by state
For help locating long-term services , call your state’s aging and disability resource center: http://www.adrc-tae.acl.gov/tiki-index.php?page=ADRCLocator
For help resolving problems of residents of nursing homes and other adult care facilities, call your state’s long-term care ombudsman program: aoa.gov
Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) is a home and community-based program designed to keep older adults who are at risk for nursing home placement living in their community. Visit: www.pace4you.org
Nursing home ratings
Medical equipment suppliers certified by Medicare by zip code
Find pension assistance in your community through Pension Help America.
What’s the best buy? Consumer Reports provides information on cost, safety and efficacy of thousands of drugs.
Social Security benefits
Which benefits are you entitled to?
When should you claim your benefits?
Did you know that that each state holds billions of dollars in unclaimed property? Check this link to see whether your state is holding any of your money.