Elder Law Resources on the Web

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Legal Resources on the Web

Page compiled by Las Vegas criminal lawyer Nick Wooldridge

  • Access America for Seniors: a government-wide initiative to deliver electronic services from government agencies and organizations to seniors (sponsored by the National Partnership for Reinventing Government and the Government Information Technology Services).
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
  • The National Council on the Aging
  • National Health Law Program A national public interest law firm that seeks to improve health care for America’s working and unemployed poor, minorities, the elderly and people with disabilities.
  • ElderLawAnswers.com provides consumers information on legal issues of concern to seniors and their families, as well as access to a searchable database of elder law attorneys.
  • Bet Tzedek Legal Services including On-Line Guide to Social Security Programs, On-Line Guide to Medicare & On-Line Guide to Nursing Home Law
  • Elder Fraud and Abuse
  • Flying Solo: dealing with divorce and separation and matters affecting the elderly and disabled
  • Legal Issues Important to Senior Citizens from seniors-site.com

Reverse Mortgage Information

Medicaid Information

Medicare and Social Security Information

Nursing Home Law

Long Term Care Insurance

Advanced Directives & Health Care Proxies

  • Advanced Directives & amp; Health Care Proxies from PARTNERSHIP FOR CARING: AMERICA’S VOICES FOR THE DYING

Federal Government Resources

  • Internet Law Library (This was formerly U.S. House of Representatives Internet Law Library
  • FirstGov: A site to search federal government websites. A website to provide the public with easy, one-stop access to all online U.S. Federal Government resources.
  • FirstGov for Seniors: a government-wide initiative to deliver electronic services from government agencies and organizations to seniors (sponsored by the National Partnership for Reinventing Government and the Government Information Technology Services).
  • Yahoo’s list of government/legal resources

The Federal Courts

Federal Statutes and Regulations

State Law Resources

Law School Resources

Bar Association Elderlaw Resources

  • Nevada State Bar Association – Elder Law Section: Legal Resources Available on the World-Wide Web

Some General Legal Resource Locators

  • National Association of Unclaimed Property Administrators: Have you lost your money? This page will give you all the information you need to find out if you have unclaimed property.
  • Immigration Information from Fitzgerald & Company
  • Wiki Law Legal information and attorney listings from a not-for-profit.

Some Elder Care & Miscellaneous Related Resources on the Web

  • SeniorAssistance.net is a site specifically with the elderly in mind. It is setup to extend help, guidance, and provide links to the products and services that cater to senior citizens.
  • MySeniorCare find up-to-date information on home health care agencies, assisted living facilities, and more
  • DrMarion.org provides seniors and their caregivers timely, relevant, and valuable education, resources, products, and services for a better life.
  • SeniorHomes.com is a resource for finding local senior residential options. It has information on nursing homes, assisted living, memory care and retirement communities, as well as articles on important senior housing topics.
  • Assisted Living Source is a comprehensive directory which can help you find the right Assisted Living Community, Nursing Home, Retirement Community, Alzheimer’s Care Facility, or Independent Living Community.
  • Home Care Profile is a comprehensive directory which can help you find the right Home Care Service.
  • SeniorNet
  • Eldercare Web
  • Alzheimer Solutions
  • International Association for Financial Planning
  • ThirdAge A Web community of active older adults, 50+ and seniors. Features chat, free stuff, discounts, health care, computers, retirement, investing, caregiving, travel, news, and more!
  • Transitions, Inc Elder Care Consultants
  • Elder Information and Assistance a resource that provides professional assistance and links to the information about aging issues
  • CareGuide.com: diectories, articles, newsletters & tools for Elder Care & Child Care

Other Non-Internet Resources

  • Statewide Senior Legal Hotlines funded by Older Americans Act, Legal Services and State Bar Associations.
  • The Elder Law Clinic at Wake Forest University School of Law provides free legal assistance to moderate income seniors, and serves as a resource center for lawyers and other professionals.
  • Upper Midwest Pension Rights Project

 

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