Informational and Consumer

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Practical Tips

Consumer Guidance & Protection

Consumer Safety & Product Recalls

  • Drug Center: An online resource for people experiencing serious side effects from drugs or medical devices.
  • Drug Dangers: Provides “information on a range of medications and medical devices that have serious complications.” The site is sponsored by Seeger Weiss LLP.
  • Recall Report: An organization “created to alert the public to the latest information on dangerous drugs and products.”
  • Seniors Guide to Medication Management: “Strategies for medication management for seniors to avoid medication errors.” From SingleCare.
  • Senior Safety Reviews: “Helpful guides, resources, tools, checklists, alerts and unbiased advice.”

Elder Abuse and Legal

  • Elder Law: Covers “a wide range of legal matters unique to aging and elderly Americans, such as long-term care options and elder abuse.” From FindLaw.
  • Emotional Support Animal Laws for Rentals: While emotional support animals are qualified for certain legal protections, they are not as extensive as those for service animals. This guide from TurboTenant provides information on the differences between them and tenant protections from the FHA.
  • Family Assets Senior Care Resources: “Comprehensive guides and eligibility tools for every senior care type and financial resource available to your family. Our guides cover health conditions, how to select the right care provider, and how to pay for care using Medicaid and other financial resources.”
  • A Guide to Spotting and Preventing Elder Abuse: A guide “for loved ones and caregivers of older adults as well as for those experiencing elder abuse.” From Premier Nursing Academy.
  • Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect: A guide delineating the types of abuse (physical, emotional, financial, etc.), how to recognize the signs, reporting and preventing such abuse. From Levin & Perconti, Attorneys at Law
  • Nursing Home Abuse Center: A free online resource “designed to inform and encourage improvements to the status quo.” Not affiliated with any lawyer or law firm.
  • Nursing Home Abuse Justice: Founded “by a group of concerned advocates… this site exposes how seniors can be abused in nursing homes and why nursing homes are often responsible.”   

Medical Alert Systems

Scam Protection

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