• Medicare, Medicare Rights and Elderlaw websites

    • You can set up a private Medicare Account to simplify processing information from Medicare.  Go to to set up your own online Medicare account.  Then you can view your Medicare claims as soon as they’re processed, see a calendar of current and upcoming preventive services, keep track of you prescription drugs all in one place, and view and print your Medicare card.  After you’ve signed up for Medicare’s secure online service, you will receive a confirmation letter such as this.
      Your own online Medicare account will also let you designate another person to review your Medicare information by filling in an online form.
    • The Medicare Rights Center is a national, nonprofit consumer service organization that works to ensure access to affordable health care for older adults and people with disabilities through counseling and advocacy, educational programs and public policy initiatives.
      • Medicare Interactive “a free and independent online reference tool thoughtfully designed to help older adults and people with disabilities navigate the complex world of health insurance.”
      • On the Medicare Rights Blog  webpage you can sign up to receive a Medicare newsletter.
    • Kaiser Health News has coverage related to Aging & Improving Care Of Older Adults
    • On August 18, 2019 the Elder Law Professor blog wrote on hospital “observation” vs “inpatient” stays

Long Term Care

  • Long Term Care Insurance by Ellen Davis with Ellen Lebedow, Resident Services Manager at RWV as Moderator. Recorded 11-10-20. One hour 17 minutes.  (Ellen Davis is an Insurance Executive who calls herself an Insurance Geek!)