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Advance Directives

Caring Connections Advance Directives Forms Library

Source: Caring Connections, a program of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization

Description:

Caring Connections is a program of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization. As a public service, Care Connections provides free online access to advance health care planning information and forms for Nevada and the other forty-nine states.


Nevada Advance Directive Information and Sample Forms

Source: Nevada Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Health Care Financing and Policy

Description:

This web page and downloadable information packet provides background on your advance directives options in Nevada. It includes answers to frequently asked questions, an explanation of Do-Not-Resuscitate (DNR) orders and the POLST form, and sample advance directive forms.

Advocacy

Advocate for Elders

Source: Nevada Aging & Disability Services Division

Description:

This state program, formerly called the Community Ombudsmen, offers advocacy and resources through three regional offices: Las Vegas, Elko, and Reno. Services include advocacy and assistance to frail older adults, as well as resources and information for any older adults, their friends and family, and community and advocacy groups. Services are free and confidential.


Nevada elder Protective Services

Source: Nevada Aging & Disability Services Division

Description:

Nevada Elder Protective Services has as its mission protecting persons 60 years of age and older from abuse, neglect, exploitation, or isolation. Services include investigation, case evaluation, counseling, and referral for services. This website includes instruction on how to report suspected elder abuse or neglect.


Nevada Long Term Care Ombudsman

Source: Nevada Aging & Disability Services Division

Description:

The Office of the Long Term Care Ombudman serves to protect the the health, safety, and rights of persons receiving care in nursing facilities and other senior care facilities.


Nevada Long Term Care Residents' Bill of Rights

Source: Nevada Aging & Disability Services Division

Description:

This is your statement of the civil rights that protect long term care residents in Nevada and that may not be infringed upon by the facility or other parties.

Consumer Protection

Nevada Attorney General Senior Protection webpage

Source: Nevada Attorney General Office

Description:

This page includes access to the Attorney General's Medicaid Fraud Control Unit, Bureau of Consumer Protection, Identity Theft Program, and Senior Medicare Patrol.


Nevada Senior Scams Web Page

Source: Nevada Aging & Disability Services Division

Description:

A list of some of the senior scams currently trageting older adults in Nevada.

Financial Questions

Nevada State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP)

Source: Nevada Aging & Disability Services Division

Description:

Every state has a SHIP (State Health Insurance Assistance Program). Nevada's SHIP program serves older Nevada residents through its mission to provide education, counseling, and other one-on-one assistance regarding Medicare, Medicaid, managed care, and other health insurance options.

Information & Referral

Nevada's Care Connection (Nevada ADRC Resource Directory)

Source: Nevada Aging & Disability Services Division

Description:

This is your one stop portal for information and resources for older adults, families, caregivers, and persons with disabilities. Includes online search for resources; senior center directory; housing registry; and much more.


State Aging & Disability Services Division Website

Source: State Aging & Disability Services Division Website

Description:

Online listing for programs and resources for older adults in Nevada, including: aging services; disability services; and help for caregivers. Also lists location and contact information for regional service offices.

Insurance Questions

Nevada State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP)

Source: Nevada Aging & Disability Services Division

Description:

Every state has a SHIP (State Health Insurance Assistance Program). Nevada's SHIP program serves older Nevada residents through its mission to provide education, counseling, and other one-on-one assistance regarding Medicare, Medicaid, managed care, and other health insurance options.

Legal Issues

Advocate for Elders

Source: Nevada Aging & Disability Services Division

Description:

This state program, formerly called the Community Ombudsmen, offers advocacy and resources through three regional offices: Las Vegas, Elko, and Reno. Services include advocacy and assistance to frail older adults, as well as resources and information for any older adults, their friends and family, and community and advocacy groups. Services are free and confidential.


Caring Connections Advance Directives Forms Library

Source: Caring Connections, a program of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization

Description:

Caring Connections is a program of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization. As a public service, Care Connections provides free online access to advance health care planning information and forms for Nevada and the other forty-nine states.


Nevada Advance Directive Information and Sample Forms

Source: Nevada Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Health Care Financing and Policy

Description:

This web page and downloadable information packet provides background on your advance directives options in Nevada. It includes answers to frequently asked questions, an explanation of Do-Not-Resuscitate (DNR) orders and the POLST form, and sample advance directive forms.


Nevada Attorney General Senior Protection webpage

Source: Nevada Attorney General Office

Description:

This page includes access to the Attorney General's Medicaid Fraud Control Unit, Bureau of Consumer Protection, Identity Theft Program, and Senior Medicare Patrol.


Nevada elder Protective Services

Source: Nevada Aging & Disability Services Division

Description:

Nevada Elder Protective Services has as its mission protecting persons 60 years of age and older from abuse, neglect, exploitation, or isolation. Services include investigation, case evaluation, counseling, and referral for services. This website includes instruction on how to report suspected elder abuse or neglect.


Nevada Senior Scams Web Page

Source: Nevada Aging & Disability Services Division

Description:

A list of some of the senior scams currently trageting older adults in Nevada.

Long Term Care

Nevada Long Term Care Ombudsman

Source: Nevada Aging & Disability Services Division

Description:

The Office of the Long Term Care Ombudman serves to protect the the health, safety, and rights of persons receiving care in nursing facilities and other senior care facilities.


Nevada Long Term Care Residents' Bill of Rights

Source: Nevada Aging & Disability Services Division

Description:

This is your statement of the civil rights that protect long term care residents in Nevada and that may not be infringed upon by the facility or other parties.

Medicaid

Nevada Medicaid Contact List

Source: Nevada Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Health Care Financing and policy

Description:

This page includes contact information for Nevada's Medicaid Customer Service Center.


Nevada State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP)

Source: Nevada Aging & Disability Services Division

Description:

Every state has a SHIP (State Health Insurance Assistance Program). Nevada's SHIP program serves older Nevada residents through its mission to provide education, counseling, and other one-on-one assistance regarding Medicare, Medicaid, managed care, and other health insurance options.

Medicare

Nevada State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP)

Source: Nevada Aging & Disability Services Division

Description:

Every state has a SHIP (State Health Insurance Assistance Program). Nevada's SHIP program serves older Nevada residents through its mission to provide education, counseling, and other one-on-one assistance regarding Medicare, Medicaid, managed care, and other health insurance options.

Your Rights

Advocate for Elders

Source: Nevada Aging & Disability Services Division

Description:

This state program, formerly called the Community Ombudsmen, offers advocacy and resources through three regional offices: Las Vegas, Elko, and Reno. Services include advocacy and assistance to frail older adults, as well as resources and information for any older adults, their friends and family, and community and advocacy groups. Services are free and confidential.


Caring Connections Advance Directives Forms Library

Source: Caring Connections, a program of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization

Description:

Caring Connections is a program of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization. As a public service, Care Connections provides free online access to advance health care planning information and forms for Nevada and the other forty-nine states.


Nevada Long Term Care Ombudsman

Source: Nevada Aging & Disability Services Division

Description:

The Office of the Long Term Care Ombudman serves to protect the the health, safety, and rights of persons receiving care in nursing facilities and other senior care facilities.


Nevada Long Term Care Residents' Bill of Rights

Source: Nevada Aging & Disability Services Division

Description:

This is your statement of the civil rights that protect long term care residents in Nevada and that may not be infringed upon by the facility or other parties.


Nevada Senior Scams Web Page

Source: Nevada Aging & Disability Services Division

Description:

A list of some of the senior scams currently trageting older adults in Nevada.