Health Care

Self Help Legal Information

  • Advance Health Care Planning

    What are advance directives? Why should I have an advance directive? What if I don't have one? When should I prepare one? What if I change my mind? This brochure answers these and many more questions. (You must have a PDF reader on your computer to open this document. To get Adobe’s PDF Reader, click on the Get Adobe Reader icon to download.) Also in Spanish/Español Read More

    Alabama State Bar
  • Caring for an Aging Parent

    This web site provides resources and information for caregivers who are seeking assistance while caring for an aging parent. Information included: Talking with your parents about their future • Caregiving basics- helping with personal care • Other websites on caregiving • The emotional challenges of caring for an aging parent • When care services are needed Read More

    Washington State Department of Social and Health Services
  • Eldercare Locator

    Seniors across Alabama can easily find valuable resources in your area through the eldercare locator. This link can direct you to your local Area Agency on Aging as well as other helpful resources. There are also special notes to give you more information on your specific help area. Please click on the link to get started. Content Detail

    Administration on Aging (AOA)
  • Guide to Health Insurance for Senior Citizens

    Alabama's "Shopper's Guide" for Health Insurance for Senior Citizens covers Medicare Supplement Insurance and Long Term Care Insurance Information Content Detail

    Alabama Department of Insurance
  • Health Coverage for Retirees

    If you're retired and need health coverage, you can use the Marketplace to buy an insurance plan. If you don't have coverage you may have to pay a fee. If you have retiree health coverage, you have different choices to consider. Read this for more information. Content Detail