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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 Connecticut and the other 49 states.

Financial Questions

Connecticut SHIP (Senior Health Insurance Program)

Source: State of Connecticut Department on Aging

Description:

Every state has a SHIP (State Health Insurance Assistance Program). In Connecticut, this program, called CHOICES, provides education and counseling regarding Medicare, Medicaid, managed care, and other health insurance issues and questions.


LongTermCare.gov website

Source: U.S Department of Health and Human Services

Description:

A multi-purpose website with resources on Medicare, Medicaid, and other state and federal programs.


The Connecticut Partnership for Long-term Care

Source: State of Connecticut Office of Policy and Management

Description:

Information about long-term care, including how to purchase long-term care insurance in the state of Connecticut

Alzheimer's Resources

Alzheimer's Association, Connecticut Chapter website

Source: Alzheimer''s Association, Connecticut Chapter

Description:

News, information, and resources relating to Alzheimer's care and support for caregivers In Connecticut.


alzheimers.gov website

Source: U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

Description:

This website is a great starting point for learning more about Alzheimer's disease, treatment and care options, and resources available to families and caregivers.

Information & Referral

Department of Social Services

Source: Connecticut Department of Social Services

Description:

Has a listing of Programs for Elders that includes financial assistance, food assistance, medical programs, and social work services.


Senior Citizen's Guide to Connecticut

Source: Senior Citizen''s Guide to Connecticut

Description:

Complete guide to senior services throughout the state including issues regarding health, housing, services, and activities.


State Department on Aging

Source: State of Connecticut State Department on Aging

Description:

Online listing for programs and resources for older adults in Connecticut. This is a good source for contact information for local offices and organizations serving seniors.

Medicaid

Connecticut Section, Medicaid.gov website

Source: U.S. Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services

Description:

Overview of the Medicaid Program in Connecticut, including information on eligibility,application form, and links to additional resources and information.


Connecticut SHIP (Senior Health Insurance Program)

Source: State of Connecticut Department on Aging

Description:

Every state has a SHIP (State Health Insurance Assistance Program). In Connecticut, this program, called CHOICES, provides education and counseling regarding Medicare, Medicaid, managed care, and other health insurance issues and questions.


LongTermCare.gov website

Source: U.S Department of Health and Human Services

Description:

A multi-purpose website with resources on Medicare, Medicaid, and other state and federal programs.

Medicare

Connecticut SHIP (Senior Health Insurance Program)

Source: State of Connecticut Department on Aging

Description:

Every state has a SHIP (State Health Insurance Assistance Program). In Connecticut, this program, called CHOICES, provides education and counseling regarding Medicare, Medicaid, managed care, and other health insurance issues and questions.


LongTermCare.gov website

Source: U.S Department of Health and Human Services

Description:

A multi-purpose website with resources on Medicare, Medicaid, and other state and federal programs.


Medicare.gov website

Source: U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Description:

This is the official Medicare website with information and resources on Medicare-related questions and issues.

Legal Issues

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 Connecticut and the other 49 states.

Insurance Questions

Connecticut SHIP (Senior Health Insurance Program)

Source: State of Connecticut Department on Aging

Description:

Every state has a SHIP (State Health Insurance Assistance Program). In Connecticut, this program, called CHOICES, provides education and counseling regarding Medicare, Medicaid, managed care, and other health insurance issues and questions.


The Connecticut Partnership for Long-term Care

Source: State of Connecticut Office of Policy and Management

Description:

Information about long-term care, including how to purchase long-term care insurance in the state of Connecticut

Long-term care

LongTermCare.gov website

Source: U.S Department of Health and Human Services

Description:

A multi-purpose website with resources on Medicare, Medicaid, and other state and federal programs.


The Connecticut Partnership for Long-term Care

Source: State of Connecticut Office of Policy and Management

Description:

Information about long-term care, including how to purchase long-term care insurance in the state of Connecticut