General Resources

Read the article, "Staying Active in Your Golden Years," in the Pacific Medical Training ACLS Online Library to learn more about the importance of staying active and healthy as we age.

Go to ACLS Online Library
Founded in 2007, is the leading online destination for those seeking information and support as they care for aging parents, spouses, and other loved ones.

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Designed to assist anyone who has regular contract with older persons, including lawyers, law students, social workers, health care personnel, retirement planners and gerontologists or anyone who wishes a better insight into the world of elder law. By Lawrence A. Frolik and Richard L. Kaplan; Published by West Publishing

Go to Elder Law in a Nutshell website
Lexis Web provides powerful navigation tools to help individuals search for legal resources on the web free of charge. To assure authoritative and accurate content, the LexisNexis editorial staff has hand-selected all legal-oriented web content.

Go to Legal Search Engine website
In May, elder law attorneys throughout the country contribute a great deal to their communities by educating seniors about their legal options and by providing pro bono services.

Go to NAELA's National Elder Law Month page
In October, special needs planning attorneys throughout the country contribute a great deal to their communities by educating those with special needs, their families, and caregivers about their legal needs.

Go to NAELA's National Special Needs Law Month page is a complete online resource for getting smart about caring for your aging parents, with hundreds of articles, experts on demand and a store with over 4,500 of the most often needed home care products and medical supplies.

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This website is a housing alternative resource. Find nursing home, assisted living, home care agencies, and retirement homes listed by city.

Go to Senior Living Alternatives website
People are living longer than ever before, and many seniors live active and healthy lives. However, as we age, our bodies and minds change. There are things you can do to stay healthy and active as you age, and it is important to understand what to expect. This category includes news on the biology of aging, demographics, continuity of care, quality of life, care needs, longevity and lifestyle.

Go to Seniors/Aging News website
A guide for counsel to elderly clients, this publication includes forms, checklists and practice tips for healthcare, retirement, tax and financial decisions. By Michael Gilfix, David M. English, and Rebecca C. Morgan; Published by LexisNexis

Go to Tax, Estate & Financial Planning guide website
May is National Elder Law Month when elder law attorneys across the country help educate seniors and people with disabilities about their legal options and offer pro bono services. The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) is the premier U.S. association of U.S. attorneys who specialize in the legal issues of older adults and individuals with special needs. Hyman Darling, a Massachusetts elder law attorney and the president of NAELA, shares his insights to 10 common questions about elder law. read the article
This is a collection of sites that highlight both individual and family journeys with special needs. Some of the sites offer advice or links to additional resources that may be useful to those in the special education field.

Go to Top 100 Special Needs Resources website

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