Helpful Resources

There are many resources that may prove helpful with your legal matters. Below are some websites that we have found useful:

Maine Alzheimer's Association
Assistance and support for Alzheimer's patients and their families

American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)
AARP maintains a detailed website for elder issues

Maine Department of Health and Human Services
General information on agencies and their local or regional offices

Elder Living Source
An elder facility locator; search by state, town and type of facility

Funeral Consumers Alliance
Information geared toward protecting consumers' right to a dignified burial

Maine Pooled Disability Trust
A pooled trust for the disabled that protects public benefit eligibility

Medicare rights center
Medicare questions and answers

National Institute on Aging
Information from the Institute "leading the Federal effort on aging research"

National Senior Citizens Law Center (NSCLC)
Site has publications, articles and newsletters relating to legal and medical issues facing elders

Social Security Administration
General information and forms

Social Security Handbook - Guide to Social Security Programs
A guide to Social security programs; downloadable handbook with index and contents

U.S. Department of Veteran's Benefits
Veterans benefit information

The Official U.S. Government Site for People with Medicare
Medicare questions and answers

Social Security Administration Online
Direct link to online forms and applications for benefits

Maine Office of Elder Services
Department of Health & Human Services website for services available, hotlines, and contact information

U.S. Dept. Health and Human Services Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) website for programs for seniors

National Council on Aging
Publications, newsletters, constituent groups

Parkinson's Disease Foundation
Research and information on Parkinson's Disease

American Heart Association
General information and support

Need help with Medicare prescription drug coverage?
Provides contact information for five area agencies on aging who may address your Medicare questions