Links to sites you may find helpful:
The National Association of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) site is helpful for finding information on Elder Law, including information Medicare, Medicaid, Guardianship, special needs trusts, and other legal issues surrounding older adults. There is also an excellent search function to help you find an elder law attorney in your area.
NAELA has recently introduced a new senior housing search, with listings across the country. In addition, the listings include a link to check inspection reports on Medicare certified facilities.
The Texas Health and Human Services Commission administers the Texas Medicaid program. You can access more information on the Medicaid program here, as well as the Medicaid Handbook.
Access information about your Medicare benefits, supplemental health insurance, and Medicare Part D drug plans. You can also search for and compare hospitals, nursing homes and home health care agencies in your area
Go here to access information about your Social Security benefits, as well as information on disability benefits.
This website allows you to compare nursing homes, assisted living facilities, home health care and adult day care providers though the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services.
One-stop shopping for local elder care and disability resources.
A PDF file briefly outlining different housing options and services available.
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A blog about being a daughter and caregiver for someone with dementia.