The resources described in this section include General Information; Legal Resources; Senior Source Information; Family Caregiver Resources; County and Local Resources; and Prescription Drug Resources.
- Legal Resources
- The Office of the Attorney General of Maryland has "A Consumer Guide for Seniors," a 36-page booklet on that has information on avoiding scams and fraud. This publication includes common health issues including help with medical insurance problems. You can read it online http://www.oag.state.md.us/Consumer/seniors.pdf or call to request a free copy by mail by calling (410) 576-6500 or toll-free 1-888-743-0023.
- Family Caregiver Resources: Information on Caregiver Resources is located on this site.
- Geriatric Care Manager - a geriatric care manager is a trained professional specializing in assisting older people and their families with long-term care arrangements. Use the link that follows to visit the Mid-Atlantic Geriatric Care Manager web site and learn about this service. http://www.midatlanticgcm.org.
- HealthCare.gov - a federal web site that will explain features of the Affordable Care Act. There are special sections on the site explaining services and benefits for people with disabilities: http://www.healthcare.gov/foryou/disabilities/index.html
and for seniors, http://www.healthcare.gov/news/factsheets/2011/08/seniors.html
- County and Local Resources: County and Local Resources: the link that follows will take you to a site where you can find the website for each Maryland county: http://www.mdcounties.org/index.aspx?NID=9
- Prescription Drug Resources
- Patient Bill of Rights: Maryland law Health General Article (19-343), and regulations provides Maryland nursing home residents with basic rights. The regulation can be found in the Code of Maryland Regulation (COMAR) 10.07.09.08. Use this link to read the entire “Patient Bill of Rights (pdf)”.
Read recent activity regarding LTC
Go to Services Search
If you want to search the website for specific services click the link below.