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Off-Line Resources
Legal Assistance, Wills,Trusts, Power of Attornys,
Living Wills, Financial and Insurance Resources

American Bar Association-Commission on Legal Problems of the Elderly
(202) 662-8690

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
Attorneys-(520) 881-4005

The Living Bank
for information on organ donation-(800) 528-2971

Social Security Administration Hotline
(800) 772-1213

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

Fraud Hotline-HHSA
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.

Medicare Hotline
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.

VA-Veteran's Administration
1-800-827-1000, provides benefits of all kinds for qualified veterans

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