At Edgar Snyder & Associates, we've helped many victims of nursing home abuse and their families get the compensation they deserve for what they've been through. We also know that many of our clients have lots of questions about reporting nursing home abuse, and about long-term care in general.
We've compiled a list of online resources to help you learn more about care for the elderly, nursing home facilities, and more. We also have a list of nursing home phone resources.
Administration on Aging – Federal government agency that provides information to older persons and their families on age-related issues.
American Association of Retired Persons – A non-profit, non-partisan association dedicated to shaping and enriching the American aging experience.
American Geriatrics Society – A professional organization of health-care providers dedicated to improving the health and well-being of older people and changing the way Americans receive care by shaping attitudes, policies, and practices of geriatric health care.
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services – Formerly known as the Health Care Financing Administration, the centers are the part of the United States Department of Health and Human Services responsible for administering Medicare and Medicaid programs and assessing the quality of health care facilities and services and taking appropriate enforcement actions.
Medicare Online – Official U.S. government site for people with Medicare.
National Institute on Aging – This federal agency of the National Institutes of Health promotes healthy aging by supporting and conducting research and public education on aging issues.
National Senior Citizen Law Center – National advocates devoted to promoting the independence and well-being of the elderly and disabled.
Nursing Home Info: The Nationwide Nursing Home Directory – Nationwide nursing home information provided by a financial and Internet marketing consulting firm specializing in senior care.
Pennsylvania Department of Health – Contains contact information for various health-related areas, including nursing home standards, nurse's aides registry, complaints, state requirements, licensing, etc.
Pennsylvania Medicaid – A joint federal and state program that helps with medical costs for many low-income people.