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Nursing Homes and Assisted Living

General Legal Information

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Nursing Home Discharge

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

    By:
    Texas RioGrande Legal Aid - Austin
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Your Texas Benefits - Find out what benefits YOU qualify for!

    This website offers you easy and secure online access to Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) benefits including Medicaid, Food Stamps, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), Children's Health Insurance, and nursing home care and other services for people who are elderly or have disabilities. Read More

    By:
    Texas Health and Human Services Commission
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    Spanish / Español
  • Elder Law Handbook

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

    By:
    Houston Bar Association
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
    Chinese / 中文