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  • Being your Own Health Care Advocate

    This includes three steps to being your own health care advocate, how to share in medical decisions, how to get the right amount of health care and ten ways to stay healthy. Read More

    By:
    Dr. Leslie Reitman
  • Can I get government health benefits?

    Information that will help you find government benefits you may be eligible to receive. Content Detail

    By:
    govbenefits.gov
  • Colorado Courts at a Glance

    Provides an overview of Colorado's state courts and the justice system in order to help you better understand how the courts function and what rights you have in the courts. Content Detail

    By:
    State of Colorado Judicial Branch
  • Colorado Indigent Care Program (CICP)

    This program provides services on a sliding scale depending on the patient's resources and income. It also provides partial reimbursement to providers for offering medical care to eligible underinsured residents. Read More

    By:
    Colorado Legal Services
  • Division of Aging and Adult Services

    The Division of Aging and Adult Services (AAS) will efficiently and effectively provide human services in support of independent living, self-sufficiency, safety and dignity goals. These goals are on behalf of adults age 18 and over who have disabilities or functional impairments or are otherwise at risk. As a Division, we act upon Colorado Department of Human Service's vision to be the nation's leader in helping individuals, families and communities to be safe and independent. Content Detail

    By:
    Colorado Department of Human Services
  • Find a Community Health Center in Your Area

    This website will give you a listing of community health centers in your area. Content Detail

    By:
    Colorado Community Health Network
  • Find Local Services for Seniors

    This nationwide toll-free service will help older adults and their caregivers find local services for seniors. Call the Eldercare Locator anytime from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. mountain time at 1.800.677.1116. Click on the link for more information. Content Detail

    By:
    U.S. Administration on Aging
  • Healthcare for Amercan Indian and Alaska Native Women

    The Indian Health Service (IHS) is a part of the Federal government that manages hospitals and clinics for American Indians/Alaska Natives. Only American Indians/Alaska Natives from federally recognized tribes can get health care in this system. Click on the link to learn more about this resource. Content Detail

    By:
    U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Minority Women's Health
  • Health Program for Native Americans and Alaska Natives

    This website includes a listing of offices in your area, a list of medical programs available and more information. Content Detail

    By:
    Indian Health Service
  • Hiring A Home Health Care Worker

    If you are going to hire a home health care worker, there are many things you will need to consider. Click on this website to figure out your options. Content Detail

    By:
    AARP
  • Hospice Patients Alliance

    This site has information such as symptom management, protecting your loved one, patient rights, how to deal with hospices, the laws and more. (Click on the site for more information.) Content Detail

  • Living Wills - Information and Forms

    A living will is a document you sign telling your doctor not to use artificial life support measures if you become terminally ill. A sample living will consistent with Colorado law is included. Read More

    By:
    Colorado Bar Association
  • Medicare Information and Help

    This group provides education, advocacy, and legal assistance to help elders and people with disabilities obtain necessary healthcare, focusing on the needs of Medicare beneficiaries, people with chronic conditions, and those in need of long-term care. The organization is involved in writing, education, and litigation activities of importance to Medicare beneficiaries nationwide. Content Detail

    By:
    The Center for Medicare Advocacy
  • Native Elder Health Care Resource Center

    National resource center located in Denver, CO for older American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians, with special emphasis on culturally competent health care. Content Detail

    By:
    University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
  • Pharmacy Program

    If you meet certain conditions, free or low cost medications may be available to you. Content Detail

    By:
    Colorado Legal Services
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