Resources

Please find below a list a sites pertaining to the practice of law as it pertains to the elderly and informational sites on aging.

 

National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
(Information for and about Elder Law attorneys)
www.naela.com

 

Elder Law Answers
(Information offered for seniors, their families, and their attorneys regarding crucial legal issues facing seniors)
www.elderlawanswers.com

 

Five Wishes
(a legally-valid advance directive that helps people express in their own words their wishes for the kind of care they wish to receive during a serious illness)
www.agingwithdignity.org

 

Area Agency on Aging of Southwestern Illinois
(information on the issues of aging, and coordinating services for older adults)
www.answersonaging.com

 

Hospice of Southern Illinois
(For information about hospice care and their mission to enhance the quality of life for individuals and their loved ones touched by a terminal illness)
www.hospice.org

 

Family Hospice of Belleville
(For information about hospice care and their mission to enhance the quality of life for individuals and their loved ones touched by a terminal illness)
www.familyhospice.org

 

Alzheimer’s Association – St. Louis Chapter
(Information on Alzheimer’s and Alzheimer Patient care)
www.alz.org/stl/

 

U.S. Department of Veterans Administration
(Information regarding patient care and veterans benefits)
www.va.gov