Alzheimer's Association Minnesota-North Dakota Chapter - The state chapter of the Alzheimer's Association, a national voluntary health organization dedicated to finding a cure for Alzheimer's disease.
Minnesota Attorney General's Consumer Senior Center Page - Provides information on Seniors' Legal Rights and tips on how to fight fraud.
Minnesota Board on Aging - A gateway to service for seniors and their families including information on Minnesota Health Care Directive.
Minnesota Board of Examiners for Nursing Home Administrators (BENHA) - BENHA licenses the administrators of nursing homes in the state.
Minnesota Department of Health - The Nursing and Boarding Care Home Survey Inspection Findings and Nursing Home Report Card can be found on the department's website. Website also includes Questions and Answers about Health Care Directives.
Minnesota Department of Human Services Seniors Homepage - Includes a link to their reports and publications.
Minnesota Living Will Statute - Minnesota Statute 145B.05 offers a suggested form for a "living will."
MinnesotaHelp.info - An online resource finder for seniors and their caregivers from the Minnesota Dept. of Human Services in partnership with the Minnesota Board on Aging.
Older Drivers - This publication from the Minnesota State Demographic Center and the Minnesota House of Representatives Research Department examines the changing demographics of Minnesota's population and the implications it will have on driver policies in the future.
Administration for Community Living - Administers programs and grants for older Americans. Includes the Profile of Older Americans.
Alliance for Aging Research - A "private, not-for-profit advocacy organization fighting for science policies in the nation's capitol to speed breakthroughs for greater health, vitality and longevity." Includes the full text of various publications.
Alliance for Retired Americans - A retiree advocacy group established by the AFL-CIO.
ElderWeb - A collection of articles and links to information related to the care of the elderly.
Families USA - A non-profit group that works on issues relating to health and long term care for American consumers. Includes full-text publications on Medicare and Medicaid, nursing home costs, and other issues of concern to America's seniors.
Gerontological Society of America - Promotes the scientific study of aging and supports the use of gerontological research in creating public policy.
Grandparents Rights Organization - Founded in 1984, this nonprofit organization is dedicated to the education and support of those who are experiencing the loss of contact between grandparents and their grandchildren.
Grandparent and Caretaker Visitation Rights - This NOLO guide contains information on grandparent visitation laws.
National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA) - "A national resource center dedicated to the prevention of elder mistreatment." Includes links to their NCEA research.
National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization - Promotes the philosophy and principles of hospice care for the terminally ill and their family.
SeniorLaw - Find information about Medicare, Medicaid, estate planning, trusts, and the rights of the elderly and disabled provided by a law firm specializing in elder law.
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by the Minnesota Legislature.