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Resources for Omaha, Nebraska

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GOVERNMENT:

EASTERN NEBRASKA ON AGING

402.444.6356
ENOA is a government agency serving as a clearinghouse for available services for the elderly.  Staff both coordinates and advocates the community and availability of resources.



U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES NATIONAL CLEARING HOUSE FOR LONG-TERM CARE INFORMATION

202.332.2275
An excellent resource for questions regarding individual Long-Term Care Insurance Companies.



NE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES STATEWIDE OMBUDSMAN

402.441.7070
To report concerns regarding cares and standards in a skilled nursing or assisted living facility, contact this office.



VA/NEBRASKA/WESTERN IOWA HEALTH CARE SYSTEM

402.489.3802
Veterans can receive medical care, prescription and other services when needed. Veterans must first qualify for coverage.


DOUGLAS COUNTY VETERAN’S SERVICE OFFICE

402.444.7180


MEDICARE INFORMATION

800.633.4227
A toll free number where questions regarding Medicare may be answered.


DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES

402.471.7000
HHS regulates and monitors programs for the elderly and disabled and is funded by the state of Nebraska.


ACCESS NEBRASKA

402.323.3900
To apply for government assistance, such as Food Stamps or Medicaid, the applicant must have their request processed through ACCESS Nebraska.


SOCIAL SECURITY OFFICE OMAHA

866.716.8299
To apply for Social Security of Social Security Disability, call the Omaha office for instructions.


NATIONAL DO NOT CALL REGISTRY

888.472.0844
Call this number to have a private phone number blocked from outside calls.

RELOCATION:

CHANGING SPACES SENIOR RELOCATION SERVICE

402.483.0555
Assistance in ‘rightsizing’ including packing, moving, organizing and estate sales.



SAVVY RELOCATION AND ESATE LIQUIDATION SERVICES

402.441.7030
Assisting in senior moving and estate liquidation, including estate sales.



CCA ELDERCARE RESOURCE HANDBOOK

402.398.1848
An all-inclusive listing of resources in the Omaha and surrounding areas. Topics covered range from medical support, home health care and living options to senior services.

FINANCIAL:

NEBRASKA SENIOR HEALTH INSURANCE INFORMATION PROGRAM

800.234.7119
A program staffed by trained volunteers where questions regarding Medicare, Medicaid and other insurances will be answered.



NE DEPT. OF INSURANCE & CONSUMER AFFAIRS

402.471.2201
Any concerns, reports of insurance fraud and questions about insurances accepted in the Nebraska Depart of Insurance can be directed to the department.



U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES NATIONAL CLEARING HOUSE FOR LONG-TERM CARE INFORMATION

202.619.0724
An excellent resource for questions regarding individual long-term care insurance companies.



NATIONAL CONSUMER VOICE FOR LONG-TERM CARE

202.332.2275
The Consumer Voice is the source for long-term care education, advocacy and policy analysis at both state and federal level.


NE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH LICENSING AND STANDARDS

402.471.2946
Information on recent surveys of healthcare providers, both individuals and facilities, may be found here.


HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION LANCASTER COUNTY ASSESSORS OFFICE

402.441.7463
Each county Assessor will have information and application forms for those wishing to claim this exemption.

SUPPORT GROUPS/ VETERANS:

ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION

402.420.2540 or 800.272.3900
Information on research, support groups, and fundraising for the Alzheimer person or family.


NEBRASKA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES STATEWIDE OBUDSMAN

402.441.7070
To report concerns regarding cares and standards in a Skilled Nursing or Assisted Living Facility, contact this office.


VA NEBRASKA/ WESTERN IOWA HEALTH CARE SYSTEM

402.489.3802
Veterans can receive medical care, prescriptions, and other services when needed. Veterans must first qualify for coverage.


LANCASTER COUNTY VETERANS SERVICE CENTER

402.441.7361
To learn of or apply for Aid & Attendance or other Veteran (and their spouses) Programs call this County Service.

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