American Bar Association-Commission on Legal Problems of the Elderly
Concern for the Dying
(212) 366-5440 -information on living wills
Health Insurance Association of America
1-800-635-1271, provides information, a list of companies that offer long-term care insurance and a free publication titled: GUIDE TO LONG-TERM CARE INSURANCE
National Academy on Elder Law
The Living Bank
for information on organ donation-(800) 528-2971
Social Security Administration Hotline
American Institute of Certified Public Accounts
1211 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10036-1-800-862-4270 - info on estate and financial planning and local referrals
American Safe Deposit Association
330 West Main St Greenwood, IN 46142-1-317-888-1118, provides help in determining if a deceased person had a safe deposit box
EHR-Elderly Homeowner Rehabilitation Program
consult your local phone book-provides grants for making deferred loans for home rehabilitation: State Health and Rehabilitative Services (HRS) may offer this Assistance
Pension Rights Center
918 16th St.,NW, Suite 704, Washington, DC 20006, 1-202-296-3776- provides information and guidance
Tips Fraud Hotline-PO Box 23489, Washington, DC 20026-1-800-447-8477-hotline for reporting crime from health service workers or programs
Legal Council for the Elderly (LCE)
AARP, American Association of Retired PErsons, 601 E Street NW, Washington, DC 20049, 1-202-434-2120, telephone hotlines offering free legal consultation for callers age sixty and over.
1800-638-6833-Provides free information; answers questions, reports Medicare fraud
Choice In Dying
200 Varick St., New York, NY 10014-0148,1-800-989-WILL- provides state specific living wills and durable power of attorney.
Health Care Financing Administration - US Dept. Of Health and Human Services
200 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20201, 1-800-772-1213, provides information and free publications: GUIDE TO HEALTH INSURANCE FOR PEOPLE WITH MEDICARE; MEDICARE AND ADVANCE DIRECTIVES; AND MEDICARE HANDBOOK.
Legal Counsel for the Elderly- AARP-American Association of Retired Persons - 1-800-424-3410, provides hotlines, free legal advice and local referrals to low-cost legal help
National Clearinghouse for Legal Services, Inc.
205 Monroe Street, Second Floor, Chicago, Il. 60606 ,1- 312-263-3830, provides publications on health, senior citizens and housing.
National Insurance Consumers Helpline
1-800- 942-4242, provides information and referrals regarding Medicare, long-term care and health, home, auto and business insurance.
United Seniors Health Cooperative
1-202-662-8690. a nonprofit organization providing information regarding insurance, referrals, publications and more designed to aid the elderly in leading health, independent lives.
1-800-827-1000, provides benefits of all kinds for qualified veterans