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Best of the Web: Community Information » Older Adults » Health
Health Care Access and Insurance
Information about health care access and health insurance, including related NYC Dept. of Health and Mental Hygiene programs
Health Care Proxy
Information about appointing a health care agent to make health care decisions for you if you lose the ability to make decisions yourself. Available in English, Spanish, Chinese, and Russian.
Jewish Association for Services for the Aged -- Long Term Care Assistance
JASA offers case management at 21 social service offices throughout NYC and Long Island. Services include help in securing services such as home care, EISEP, transportation, and long term care.
Put a Cap on Your Prescription Costs
Information about EPIC (Elderly Phamaceutical Insurance Coverage), a New York State-sponsored prescription plan for senior citizens who need help paying for their prescriptions. Eligibility requirements, co-payments, drugs covered, and more information available.