Tennessee Senior Services Information

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 Elder Law

What is Elder Law?

 

 Income

Social Security
Supplemental Security Income
Pensions & Retirement
Veterans Benefits
Railroad Retirement Act Benefits
SNAP (Food Stamp Program)
The Employee Retirement Security Act of 1974 (ERISA)
Redetermination

 

 Healthcare

Medicare
Medicare vs. Medicaid
Medicaid/Tenncare
TennCare CHOICES
Considerations for Seniors with Dementia
Long Term Care Insurance
TennCare Troubles: Redetermination
Qualified Income Trust
Medicare Savings Program

 

 Long Term Care & Housing

Nursing Homes
Qualified Income Trust (QIT)
Involuntary Discharge or Transfer from a Nursing Home
Assisted Living Facilities
Adult Day Care
Home Care
Retirement Communities
Help Paying For Housing
Income Based Rental Properties
USDA Housing
Help Paying For Home Repairs
Real Property Transfers
Estate Recovery
Reverse Mortgages
Fair Housing and Your Rights
Non-URLTA Renters
URLTA Renters

 

 Planning Ahead

Estate Planning
Charitable Gift Planning
Joint Tenancy Ownership
Life Insurance
Revocable Trusts
Special Needs Trusts
Wills
Probate & Estate Administration
Durable Power of Attorney
Durable Power of Attorney Healthcare
Advance Healthcare Directives
TN Healthcare Decisions Act
Conservatorship
Funeral Services
Duties of the Conservator
Guide for Agents with Power of Attorney
Supported Decision‐Making Agreements

 

 Protecting Your Legal Rights

When You Need A Lawyer
Senior Voting Rights
Driver's License
Age Discrimination In The Workplace

 

 Senior Scams & Safety

Contracts
Credit Cards
Credit Report
Scams & Fraud
Computer Safety Tips For Seniors
Elder Abuse
Personal Safety & Security

 

 Family Law

Custody & Visitation with Grandchildren
Divorce Considerations
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

 

 Consumer Law

Consumer Protection
Door to Door Sales
Buying a Used Car
Home Repairs
Mail Order Merchandise
Junk Mail
Creditor Lawsuits
Have You Been Sued? Protect Your Personal Stuff Before It's Too Late.
Student Loans
Debt Management and Credit Counseling Providers
Debt Collection
5 Things You Can Do When a Debt Collector Calls
Top 10 Things Debt Collectors Cannot Do & 8 Things They Can

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