Resource Library
  • Checklist For Family Caregivers: A Guide to Making It Manageable

https://www.aarp.org/content/dam/aarp/entertainment/books/2015-04/Caregivers_Excerpt.pdf

 

  • Your Discharge Planning Checklist: For patients and their caregivers preparing to leave a hospital, nursing home, or other care setting

https://www.medicare.gov/pubs/pdf/11376-discharge-planning-checklist.pdf 

 

  • Fall Prevention Conversation Guide For Caregivers

https://www.ncoa.org/wp-content/uploads/Falls-Prevention-Conversation-Guide-for-Caregivers_Final.pdf

 

  • Medicare & You 2021: The Official U.S. Government Medicare Handbook

https://www.medicare.gov/pubs/pdf/10050-Medicare-and-You.pdf

 

  • Advance Directives for Health Care: Planning Ahead for Important Health Care Decisions

https://www.nj.gov/military/vmh-policies/04-02-004B.pdf

 

  • Advance Directives: Making Your Wishes Known and Honored

https://ag.ny.gov/sites/default/files/advancedirectives.pdf

 

  • National Council on Aging: BenefitsCheckUp                                                                                                             

Online form provides seniors information on their eligibility for programs that may help pay for medications, food, utilities, health care, housing, in-home services, transportation, and employment training.

         https://www.benefitscheckup.org/

 

  • USA.gov                                                                                                                                                                                 

Basics on retirement planning and pension benefits such as how Social Security works, retiring from the civil service, and managing a private pension.                                                                                                                                             

https://www.usa.gov/retirement

                                                               

External

  • Retirement Benefits: Social Security Administration                                                                                                   

Allows users to apply for retirement benefits like Social Security and Medicare, return to a saved application, and check the application status. Provides a Social Security calculator that identifies spousal and retirement benefits.

         https://www.ssa.gov/benefits/retirement/

 

  • Seniors & Medicare and Medicaid Enrollees                                                                                                                     

​Presents charts detailing what Medicaid covers for Medicare enrollees

         https://www.medicaid.gov/medicaid/eligibility/seniors-medicare-and-medicaid-enrollees/index.html

 

  • State Health Insurance Assistance Programs (SHIP)                                                                                             

Administered by Medicare and run by the states, SHIP helps seniors cover their out-of-pocket Medicare costs. Allows users to search by state for information on Medicare Savings Programs and Part D Low Income Subsidies.

         https://www.shiptacenter.org/