Resources

The following are a number of various resources for caregivers, and individuals in the Permian Basin to secure a healthier, happy and better quality of life.

Texas Deparment of Human Health and Human Services Principal Agency of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
Alzheimer’s Disease Alzheimer’s Research and Prevention Foundation
Asbestos One-Stop Resource on all Asbestos and Mesothelioma related issues
Assisted Living Facility Handbook Assisted Living Facilities Licensing Standards Handbook
Assisted Living Facility Directory Assisted Living Facilities Directory
Brown Recluse Spiders  
Caregiver.com  
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Official US Government Site for Medicare
Cholesterol Visit the National Stroke Association
Director of Nursing Facilities A Nursing Facility Director from the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (.pdf file)
Elder Abuse Texas Department of Family and Protective Services
Elder Care Locator  
Fair and Fraud Hearings Fair and Fraud Hearings Handbook
Family Caregiver Alliance  
Fraud Fraud Hotline – Special Committee on Aging
Free Wellness Publications National Institution on Aging
Health Finder U.S. Department of Health & Human Services – Resources on a wide range of health topics
Help for Texans Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services
Hospice Cancer in America – At the End of Life, They Offer Comfort by Sean Flynn
Investing Education in Texas Texas State Securities Board, Investor Education & Protection
Kaiser Health News Crooks Defraud Health Care System with Fake Plans & Phony Medicare/Medicaid Claims
Long-Term Care Providers
Medicare
National Alliance for Caregiving  
Nursing Facility Handbook Nursing Facility Requirement for Licensure and  Medicaid Certification Handbook
Office of the Long-Term Care Ombudsman
Ready.gov  
Social Security Official Social Security Office
Rosalyn Carter Institute for Caregiving  
Take Time Texas Caregivers, Take Time for yourself so you can be a better family caregiver
Texas Attorney General
Veterans Affairs Caregiver’s Support  
Your Texas Benefits