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Resources for Lincoln, Nebraska
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.
HHS regulates and monitors programs for the elderly and disabled and is funded by the state of Nebraska.
To apply for government assistance, such as Food Stamps or Medicaid, the applicant must have their request processed through ACCESS Nebraska.
A toll free number where questions regarding Medicare may be answered.
To apply for Social Security or Social Security Disability, call the Lincoln office for instructions.
SENIORS HOME & SAFETY:
A volunteer program for income qualified seniors where they may receive home maintenance from qualified craftsmen.
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.
Call this number to have a private phone number blocked from outside calls.
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.
A website offering tips and information to the children caring for their parents.
A Nebraska Association of health care professionals offering information on a range of health-related professions and consumer services, including long term care.
Consumer Fraud reports can be filed for investigation through this hotline.
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:
Assistance in ‘rightsizing’ including packing, moving, organizing, and estate sales.
Assistance in Senior moving and estate liquidation, including estate sales.
SUPPORT GROUPS/ VETERANS:
402.420.2540 or 800.272.3900
Information on research, support groups, and fundraising for the Alzheimer person or family.
To report concerns regarding cares and standards in a Skilled Nursing or Assisted Living Facility, contact this office.
Veterans can receive medical care, prescriptions, and other services when needed. Veterans must first qualify for coverage.
To learn of or apply for Aid & Attendance or other Veteran (and their spouses) Programs call this County Service.
A program staffed by trained volunteers where questions regarding Medicare, Medicaid, and other insurances will be answered.
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
An excellent resource for questions regarding individual Long-Term Care Insurance Companies.
The Consumer Voice is the source for long-term care education, advocacy and policy analysis at both the state and federal level.
Information on recent surveys of health care providers, both individuals and facilities, may be found here.
Each county Assessor will have information and application forms for those wishing to claim this exemption.