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Nursing Homes

General Legal Information

  • Alternatives to Nursing Home Medicaid

    If you are not eligible for Nursing Home Medicaid, you may still be able to get care. Click the link for more information. Read More

    By:
    Legal Hotline For Texans - TLSC
  • Elder Abuse

    Elder abuse is when someone 65 years or older is hurt by another person. The hurt can be physical, sexual, or mental. The hurt can be done on purpose, or because of neglect. Please click the link for more information on elder abuse and how to prevent and/or put an end to it. Read More

    By:
    Legal Hotline for Texans
  • Elder Law Handbook

    This publication provides information about the laws and policies that affect the elderly. Read More

    By:
    Houston Bar Association
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    Spanish / Español
    Chinese / 中文
  • Facts for Consumers: Long Term Health Care: Is Private Insurance Right For You?

    When dealing with issues of long term care, it can be hard to see what is the right option, click the link below for information on whether or not private insurance is right for you. Read More

    By:
    National Consumer Law Center
  • Nursing Home Discharge

    Click here for information on how to fight a wrongful nursing home discharge Read More

    By:
    Texas RioGrande Legal Aid - Austin
  • Nursing Homes - A Guide

    Information on how to select a nursing home, information on alternatives to nursing homes, a guide on your rights as a resident of a Nursing Home, and information on Nursing Home Obmbudsmen. Read More

    By:
    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; Texas Attorney General; Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services
  • Advocates for Victims of Crime (AVOICE)

    2101 IH 35 South Suite 300 Austin, TX 78741
    888-343-4414
  • Area Agencies on Aging: A Place to Get Help

    The Texas Department on Aging has many ways of helping older adults, their families, and caregivers. With a single toll-free phone call (1-800- 252-9240) you can connect with the nearest of their 28 affiliated Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs) statewide. Knowledgeable AAA employees will then help you obtain the assistance you need from our Aging Network or from other public and private organizations. Click the link below for more information. Read More

    By:
    Texas Department on Aging
  • How to File a Nursing Home Complaint

    If you or someone you know has been abused or neglected in a nursing home, you should strongly consider filing a complaint. Click the link for more information on how to do this. Read More

    By:
    Legal Hotline for Texans
  • Medicaid and Perscription Drugs

    Click here for information on prescription drugs and medicaid. Read More

    By:
    Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services; Texas Health and Human Services Commission
  • Nursing Homes and Perscription Drugs

    Click the link for information on issues involving prescription drug coverage and use in nursing homes. Read More

    By:
    Nursing Home Abuse Center, Medicare.gov
  • Legal Guide for Cancer Patients

    This Guide helps cancer patients and their families understand the laws that affect their daily lives and helps familiarize them with the legal issues that may surface during a battle with cancer. Available in English and Spanish. Read More

    By:
    Texas Young Lawyers Association
  • Qualifying for Nursing Home Medicaid and More

    Nursing Home Medicaid is a federal program that helps pay for nursing home care for people who qualify. Please click the link below for a publication you can read for more information. Read More

    By:
    Legal Hotline for Texans
  • Seniors and The Law

    Click the link for a great guide to a variety of different issues such as medicare, medicaid, handling elder abuse, and more. Read More

    By:
    Texas Young Lawyers Association
  • Services for Disabled Adults/Children and for Senior Citizens

    Read about services available to people with disabilities and to senior citizens. Includes contact information. Content Detail

    By:
    Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services