Nursing Homes & Elder Abuse: How to Protect Your Loved Ones

Medicare has issued tougher guidelines on nursing home care. Below is a list of resources to help protect against elderly abuse.

Elder Justice Coalition http://www.elderjusticecoalition.gov

National Committee for the Prevention of Elder Abuse http://www.preventelderabuse.org

National Adult Protective Services Association http://www.apsnetwork.org/

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National Center on Elder Abuse http://www.ncea.aoa.gov

National Association of State Units on Aging www.nasua.org

National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys www.naela.org

National Association of State Long-Term Care Ombudsman Programs http://www.nasop.org/

Nursing Home Comparison Tool from Medicare http://www.medicare.gov/NHCompare

Center for Medicare Advocacy www.medicareadvocacy.org

Directory of State Resources from the National Center on Elder Abuse http://www.ncea.aoa.gov/NCEAroot/Main_Site/Find_Help/State_Resources.aspx

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