Step 2: Choose a Toolkit or Article.
A Toolkit includes Forms, Instructions, Frequently Asked Questions and related Articles. Toolkits have this symbol:
An Article provides basic information about a topic. Some Articles include Forms. Articles have this symbol:
This article provides information on area agencies on aging, and how to get help. The information is from the web site of Texas Health and Human Services.
This article provides answers to what a debt collector can and can not do to your social security or VA benefits. This article was written by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
This article provides information on death and burial benefits in Texas. This article was provided by the Texas Department of Insurance.
This TexasLawHelp.org article highlights a handbook on Texas elder law. The Elder Law Handbook covers information such as powers of attorney, guardianship, Medicaid, wills, and more. It was written by the Houston Bar Association.
This article provides the options a person of age or who is suffering from a disease or injury has in regards to guardianship. Specifically, how one is appointed and their role as a guardian. This article was written by the State Bar of Texas.
This article tells you about representative payees, what they can and cannot do, and more. This article was written by Texas Legal Service Center's Legal Hotline for Texans.
This article tells you information about dealing with and preparing for Medicaid Estate Recovery. This article was written by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid.
Roughly 93,000 Texans live in licensed nursing homes throughout the state.
This article provides information on elder care and Medicare. This article is excerpted from the web site of the U.S Department of Health and Human Services.
This article provides information and answers on a power of attorney in Texas, including what it does, how to end it, and what are the advantages of a power of attorney. This article was written by the Legal Hotline for Texans at the Texas Legal Services Center.
This article contains information on protecting your social security funds from garnishment. This article was written by the Legal Hotline for Texans at the Texas Legal Services Center.
This article tells you about various public benefit programs including food benefits, cash assistance, health, medical, disability, veteran, social security benefits and more. This article was written by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid.
This article provides valubale information about the laws that affect senior citizens. If you are a senior Texan this is the guide for you. It was written by the Texas Young Lawyers Association.
In response to COVID-19 concerns, the Social Security Administration (SSA) has made significant changes to its operations and policies. As the COVID-19 public health situation is developing rapidly, these policies may change. However, Social Security and Supplemental Security Inc
This article tels you about social security and SSI payments, benefits, and more. This article was written by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid.
This article tells you the basics you need to know about of social security—specifically, where your tax dollars are going; how to become eligible; and when to apply. This material is from the Social Security Administration.
This article provides resources and links to explain how you may qualify for social security retirement benefits. This article was written by the Social Security Administration.
This article tells you about Social Security Benefits, SSDI benefits, and SSI benefits. It lets you know about how you would qualify for these benefits and the differences between each type of benefit. This article was written by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid.
This article provides answer to questions that women may have in regards to social security. Specifically, what it should mean, how to change your name and how to prepare when you're ready to apply. This article is written by the Social Security Administration.