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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 Tennessee and the other forty-nine states.


Tennessee Advance Directive Information and Sample Forms

Source: Tennessee End-of-Life Partnership (TELP)

Description:

Tennessee End-of-Life Partnership (TELP) is a non-profit, statewide organization that defines and promotes best practices in end-of-life care. Membership includes health care professionals, educators, policymakers, and representatives of corporation, associations, consumer advocacy groups, and healthcare facilities.

Advocacy

Elder Abuse

Source: Tennessee Commission on Aging and Disabiltiy

Description:

Background information on elder abuse; resources for determining whether elder abuse is happening; and contact information explaining how to report suspected elder abuse.


Tennessee Long Term Care Ombudsman

Source: Tennessee Commission on Aging and Disabiltiy

Description:

This webpage provides contact information and web links for the long-term care ombudsman regional offices in Tennessee. The Long Term Care Ombudman serves to protect the health, safety, and rights of persons receiving care in nursing facilities and other senior care facilities.

Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia

Source: Tennessee Commission on Aging and Disabiltiy

Description:

A collection of information and resource links for individuals and caregivers dealing with issues relating to Alzheimer's Disease and other forms of dementia. See, especially, the menu item "Extensive List of Links."

Financial Questions

Tennessee State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP)

Source: Tennessee Commission on Aging and Disabiltiy

Description:

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

Information & Referral

Tennessee Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) Wedsite

Source: Tennessee Commission on Aging and Disabiltiy

Description:

This is your one stop portal for information and resources for older adults, families, caregivers, and persons with disabilities. Includes under the "Services" option online search for resources based on your specific needs.


Tennessee Commission on Aging and Disability Homepage

Source: Tennessee Commission on Aging and Disability

Description:

Online listing of programs and resources for older adults in Tennessee, including: program listing; area agencies on aging; resource links and contact information; Alzheimer's page; and much more.

Insurance Questions

Tennessee State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP)

Source: Tennessee Commission on Aging and Disabiltiy

Description:

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

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 Tennessee and the other forty-nine states.


Elder Abuse

Source: Tennessee Commission on Aging and Disabiltiy

Description:

Background information on elder abuse; resources for determining whether elder abuse is happening; and contact information explaining how to report suspected elder abuse.


Tennessee Advance Directive Information and Sample Forms

Source: Tennessee End-of-Life Partnership (TELP)

Description:

Tennessee End-of-Life Partnership (TELP) is a non-profit, statewide organization that defines and promotes best practices in end-of-life care. Membership includes health care professionals, educators, policymakers, and representatives of corporation, associations, consumer advocacy groups, and healthcare facilities.


Tennessee Long Term Care Ombudsman

Source: Tennessee Commission on Aging and Disabiltiy

Description:

This webpage provides contact information and web links for the long-term care ombudsman regional offices in Tennessee. The Long Term Care Ombudman serves to protect the health, safety, and rights of persons receiving care in nursing facilities and other senior care facilities.

Long Term Care

Tennessee Long Term Care Ombudsman

Source: Tennessee Commission on Aging and Disabiltiy

Description:

This webpage provides contact information and web links for the long-term care ombudsman regional offices in Tennessee. The Long Term Care Ombudman serves to protect the health, safety, and rights of persons receiving care in nursing facilities and other senior care facilities.

Medicaid

TennCare Website

Source: TennCare (Tennessee''s Medicaid program)

Description:

This page provides a broad range of information about TennCare, including what services are covered, who is eligible, Long-Term Services & Support, and how to apply. A toll-free help line is also provided.


Tennessee State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP)

Source: Tennessee Commission on Aging and Disabiltiy

Description:

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

Medicare

Tennessee State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP)

Source: Tennessee Commission on Aging and Disabiltiy

Description:

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

Your Rights

Elder Abuse

Source: Tennessee Commission on Aging and Disabiltiy

Description:

Background information on elder abuse; resources for determining whether elder abuse is happening; and contact information explaining how to report suspected elder abuse.


Tennessee Long Term Care Ombudsman

Source: Tennessee Commission on Aging and Disabiltiy

Description:

This webpage provides contact information and web links for the long-term care ombudsman regional offices in Tennessee. The Long Term Care Ombudman serves to protect the health, safety, and rights of persons receiving care in nursing facilities and other senior care facilities.