Little Known Tax Deductions - A guide designed to give you the information you need to claim the federal income tax deductions you may be due.
Age in Place - This is a movement geared towards finding ways to allow you to stay safely in your home. Certified professionals include Occupational Therapists, who can give you great suggestions, and Contractors who are familiar with the kinds of changes needed to make homes safer for aging bodies.
Boomer's Roadmap to Aging in Place - A "guide for adults who want to live out the rest of their lives with dignity, freedom, and confidence in their own homes during their senior years."
After a Fall - Help a senior regain confidence in the home after a fall.
Resources and Benefits - Guide to resources and benefits for making home safer for seniors and to help prevent falling.
Supported Decision Making - a movement to protect your right to make decisions after you have lost capacity with support from others instead of having others take over that right. Washington has not yet incorporated this approach, though there are people working to make that happen.
Aging Life Care Managers - These are professionals who can help you find the best solution to whatever care issue you or your family might be facing. This website offers a good explanation of what they do, and links to find Aging Life Care Managers in your area.
Q & A on COPES - COPES (Community Options Program Entry System) is that part of Medicaid coverage for long term care that you receive in your own home, in adult Family Homes, and in Assisted Living Facilities. This excellent explanation of the program is put on the Washington Law Help website by Columbia Legal Services.
Medicaid Regulations - The SSI Manual (called the POMS Manual) is helpful for questions on Medicaid as well as SSI.