and Government Agencies
Locator -- A nationwide toll-free service for older adults
and their caregivers to locate local services for seniors.
The US Administration on Aging has made this service available
on-line so consumers can easily link to the information and
referral (I&R) services of their state and area agencies on
aging. These I&R programs can help you identify appropriate
services in the area where you or your family member resides.
US Administration on Aging
Home Compare -- The Official U.S. Government Site for People
List For Nursing Homes
ElderAngels assists victims of financial elder abuse, striving to
prosecute the abuser, obtain restitution for the victims and to educate
the public about such crimes.
-- Eldercare locator: 800-677-1116,
will give you a list of ombudsmen in your local area and/or a
local agency on aging, who can provide a list of nursing homes.
Patients Alliance -- Promotes quality hospice services
for all patients in a licensed hospice or residing at home
or in a facility. HPA protects the rights of patients, families
and caregivers, and staff. HPA provides information about the
standards governing health care, the services provided by law,
standard industry practices and how to obtain the best hospice
care available. Hospice Patients Alliance
on Aging AoA -- In response to the growing number of older
people and their diverse needs, the Older Americans Act of
1965 as Amended calls for a range of programs that offer services
and opportunities for older Americans at risk of losing their
independence. The Act established the Administration on Aging
(AoA), an agency of the US Dept. of Health and Human Services.
AoA is the Federal focal point and advocate agency for older
Dept of Justice Office for Victims of Crime -- Is committed
to enhancing the Nation's capacity to assist crime victims
and to providing leadership in changing attitudes, policies,
and practices to promote justice and healing for all victims
Response to Victims of Crime -- A Handbook for Law Enforcement
on Elder Abuse -- Compiled by Lori A. Stiegel, Associate
Staff Director American Bar Association Commission on Legal
Problems of the Elderly National Initiatives and Resources
on Elder Abuse.
Abuse Prevention Elder Abuse Prevention -- A Consortium
Serving Alameda and Contra Costa Counties in California, US
to prevent all forms of elder abuse via community and legislative
advocacy, coordination of services, community and professional
Abuse and Neglect -- Overviews, definitions and insights
into the increasingly common problem of elder abuse.
Assistance -- If you, or someone you care for, has been
victimized by a sweepstakes promotion and have been taken advantage
of because of your age. The US Postal Inspection Service is
responsible for investigating cases of fraud where the US Mail
is used as part of the scheme. Click
here for a Mail Fraud Complaint Form.
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