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West Virginia Quick Reference List

Advance Directives

Advance Directives

Source: West Virginia University

Description:

Provides printable forms for Living Wills and Medical Power of Attorney as well as information and planning tools regarding end-of-life planning.

Advocacy

Long-term Care Ombudsman

Source: West Virginia Bureau of Senior Services

Description:

Provides information on West Virginia's Long-term Care Ombudsman program.


West Virginia Advocates

Source: West Virginia Advocates

Description:

Provides a list of resources for seniors, including Guide to Housing and Mortgages, Medicare, support for low-income families, and end-of-life care.

Consumer Protection

West Virginia Bureau of Senior Services

Source: West Virginia Bureau of Senior Services

Description:

Provides a broad range of resources for seniors, from nutrition, disease prevention, emergency preparedness and consumer protection.


West Virginia State Health Insurance Assistance Program

Source: West Virginia State Health Insurance Assistance Program

Description:

Every state has a SHIP (State Health Insurance Assistance Program). The SHIP program serves consumers through a network of regional offices. Advisors can help you deal with questions involving Medicare, Medicare Supplement, Medicare Savings programs, Medicare Part D Prescription Plans, Medicare Advantage Plans, and Medicare fraud issues and concerns.

Healthcare

West Virginia Bureau of Senior Services

Source: West Virginia Bureau of Senior Services

Description:

Provides a broad range of resources for seniors, from nutrition, disease prevention, emergency preparedness and consumer protection.


West Virginia Medicaid

Source: Medicaid.gov

Description:

Describes eligibility requirements and enrollment requirements for Medicaid in West Virginia.


West Virginia State Health Insurance Assistance Program

Source: West Virginia State Health Insurance Assistance Program

Description:

Every state has a SHIP (State Health Insurance Assistance Program). The SHIP program serves consumers through a network of regional offices. Advisors can help you deal with questions involving Medicare, Medicare Supplement, Medicare Savings programs, Medicare Part D Prescription Plans, Medicare Advantage Plans, and Medicare fraud issues and concerns.

Information & Referral

West Virginia Bureau of Senior Services

Source: West Virginia Bureau of Senior Services

Description:

Provides a broad range of resources for seniors, from nutrition, disease prevention, emergency preparedness and consumer protection.


West Virginia Senior Care

Source: West Virginia Senior Care

Description:

Provides a broad range of information about senior living options, in-home services, and government resources.

Insurance

West Virginia State Health Insurance Assistance Program

Source: West Virginia State Health Insurance Assistance Program

Description:

Every state has a SHIP (State Health Insurance Assistance Program). The SHIP program serves consumers through a network of regional offices. Advisors can help you deal with questions involving Medicare, Medicare Supplement, Medicare Savings programs, Medicare Part D Prescription Plans, Medicare Advantage Plans, and Medicare fraud issues and concerns.

Legal Issues

Advance Directives

Source: West Virginia University

Description:

Provides printable forms for Living Wills and Medical Power of Attorney as well as information and planning tools regarding end-of-life planning.

Long-Term Care

Long-term Care Ombudsman

Source: West Virginia Bureau of Senior Services

Description:

Provides information on West Virginia's Long-term Care Ombudsman program.

Medicaid

West Virginia Medicaid

Source: Medicaid.gov

Description:

Describes eligibility requirements and enrollment requirements for Medicaid in West Virginia.

Medicare

West Virginia State Health Insurance Assistance Program

Source: West Virginia State Health Insurance Assistance Program

Description:

Every state has a SHIP (State Health Insurance Assistance Program). The SHIP program serves consumers through a network of regional offices. Advisors can help you deal with questions involving Medicare, Medicare Supplement, Medicare Savings programs, Medicare Part D Prescription Plans, Medicare Advantage Plans, and Medicare fraud issues and concerns.

Senior Safety

How to Report Adult Abuse and Neglect

Source: West Virginia Senior Services

Description:

Describes types of abuse and neglect and who to contact should you suspect someone of being abused.


West Virginia Bureau of Senior Services

Source: West Virginia Bureau of Senior Services

Description:

Provides a broad range of resources for seniors, from nutrition, disease prevention, emergency preparedness and consumer protection.

Your Rights

Long-term Care Ombudsman

Source: West Virginia Bureau of Senior Services

Description:

Provides information on West Virginia's Long-term Care Ombudsman program.