Looking for resources for emergency planning and end of life advice? This is one of the most important things a person can do when they are seeking answers for help with care-giving, legal issues and insurance questions. Generally, this page can help you with end of life advice, emergency planning and resources for emergency planning. The intent of this page is to provide you with a list of online and offline resources to guide you in your search. The list below shows websites that are available on your browser with a single click, and to the right, what they offer. In addition, check with your local hospital for classes and groups for your particular needs. There is often a great deal offered at local universities in their health and medical colleges. Thanks.
Resources for Emergency Planning
Alzheimer’s Foundation of America – Information, education, and caregiver resources
American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine – Information on specialized care
American Association of Retired Persons – Membership-based services for age 50 and up
Care.com – Support groups for seniors
Caring Connections – Download your state’s advance medical directives
MediCare – Find local providers and facilities; learn about different kinds of insurance and drug plans, etc.
Medicaid – Find local providers and facilities; learn about different kinds of insurance and drug plans, etc.
Military Funeral Honors – U.S. Dep’t of Defense assistance with planning military funeral
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys – Learn about laws and find an attorney
National Association of Area Agencies on Aging – Find your state and/or local agency
National Association of Geriatric Care Managers – Find a GCM in your area
National Association of States United for Aging and Disabilities – Find your state’s agency for elder affairs
Nolo—Law for All – Attorney listings by specialty, as well as do-it-yourself legal forms and how-to tutorials for setting up your will and/or trust.
Ready.gov – Ready, Make a Plan, Stay Informed
Seniors List – Online community and information sharing site for senior citizen issues