Caregiver Resources

Order “Medicare Basics for Caregivers” Booklet

If you’re caring for an older family member or friend, you’ve probably had questions about Medicare. A booklet called “Medicare Basics for Caregivers” is available online now at the National Institutes of Health website.

This brief comprehensive introduction to Medicare gives caregivers the basics and helps them find answers to their questions.

Helpful Links for Caregivers

CAREGIVING (General)

CAREGIVING (Grandparenting)
 GOVERNMENT AGENCIES
AGING (General)
 AGING (Elders and Driving)
DISEASE-SPECIFIC SUPPORT

LEGAL SERVICES

  • Indianapolis Bar Assn (Lawyer Referral), www.indybar.org (317-269-2000)
  • Legal Line (free consult by Indianapolis Bar Assn) – 2nd Tues ONLY, 6-8 PM, (317-269-2000)
  • Senior Law Project (specialize in Elder Law; must meet financial eligibility), (317-631-9424)

SENIOR WELLNESS

“A caregiver who is knowledgeable about Medicare can be an informed advocate for an older loved one who needs to access the benefits the program provides.”

—Dr. Marie Bernard, Deputy Director of the National Institute on Aging

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