Resources

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Resources for Lincoln, Nebraska

GOVERNMENT:

AGING PARTNERS

402.441.7070
Aging Partners 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.



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.



MEDICARE INFORMATION

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


SOCIAL SECURITY OFFICE LINCOLN

866.593.2880
To apply for Social Security or Social Security Disability, call the Lincoln office for instructions.

SENIORS HOME & SAFETY:

AGING PARTNERS HOME HANDYMAN PROGRAM

402.441.7030
A volunteer program for income qualified seniors where they may receive home maintenance from qualified craftsmen.



CCA ELDERCARE RESOURCE HANDBOOK

402.488.3771
An all inclusive listing of resources in the Lincoln community. Topics covered range from Medical Support, Home Health Care, and Living Options to Senior Services.



NATIONAL DO NOT CALL REGISTRY

888.382.1222
Call this number to have a private phone number blocked from outside calls.



ANSWERS FOR FAMILIES

402.472.0844
Information on housing, aging services, legal issues, and support. Information provided can help family members to locate suitable resources to assist persons 60 years or older.



CHILDREN OF AGING PARENTS

800.227.7294
A website offering tips and information to the children caring for their parents.



NEBRASKA HEALTH CARE ASSOCIATION

402.435.3551
A Nebraska Association of health care professionals offering information on a range of health-related professions and consumer services, including long term care.



NEBRASKA CONSUMER PROTECTION HOTLINE

402.471.2682
Consumer Fraud reports can be filed for investigation through this hotline.



MADONNA DRIVER REHABILITATION SERVICES

402.483.9534
A program that assesses the ability of a person to drive safely. Recommendations may be given as to whether it is safe for the individual to drive or if retraining is needed.

RELOCATION/ MOVING/ DOWNSIZING:

CHANGING SPACES SENIOR RELOCATION SERVICE

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



SAVVY SENIOR RELOCATION & ESTATE LIQUIDATION SERVICES

402.413.1883
Assistance in Senior moving and estate liquidation, including estate sales.

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.

FINANCIAL/INSURANCE:

NEBRASKA SENIOR HEALTH INSURANCE INFORMATION PROGRAM (SHIIP)

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



NEBRASKA DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE, CONSUMER AFFAIRS

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



NEBRASKA 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 the state and federal level.


NEBRASKA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH LICENSING & STANDARDS

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


HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION LANCASTER COUNTY ASSESSOR'S OFFICE

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

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