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Health Care Planning (3)+

  • Dementia Directive

    This first-of-its-kind advance planning document allows people coping with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia to document their wishes about the inevitable challenges related to living with these illnesses. Even if this directive is not legal where you live, you can still use it to document your wishes and provide a guide for your family, health care providers, long-term care providers, and others. Read More

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    End of Life Washington
  • Health Care Directive (or Living Will)

    A health care directive lets you state what kind of medical treatments you do or do not wish to have if you are terminally ill or permanently unconscious. This resource has the form for you to fill out. #9607EN Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
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    Spanish / Español
    Korean / 한국어
    Russian / Pусский
    Vietnamese / Tiếng Việt
    Chinese / 中文
  • Mental Health Advance Directive

    This is an important legal document. It creates an advance directive for mental health treatment. Before signing this document you should know some important facts. Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project

Medicaid/Apple Health (6)+

Medicare (4)+

  • Accessing Information on Medicare Benefits for LGBT People

    The ever-evolving legal rights and Medicare benefits that affect lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) individuals and married couples can be challenging to follow. This resource document provides links to organizations providing relevant information. Read More

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    SAGE
  • Help With Prescription Drug Costs

    Medicare beneficiaries can qualify for Extra Help with their Medicare prescription drug plan costs. The Extra Help is estimated to be worth about $4,000 per year. To qualify for the Extra Help, a person must be receiving Medicare, have limited resources and income, and reside in one of the 50 States or the District of Columbia. Read More

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    Social Security Online
  • Medicare and Hospital Discharges

    If you are a Medicare beneficiary, this publication explains your rights and processes when the hospital decides it is time to discharge you. Publication #5212EN Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
  • Medicare Savings Programs: Help Paying For Medicare Costs

    If you’re on Medicare, you may qualify for help with Medicare premiums, deductibles, and cost-sharing. There are four programs that can help. #5210EN Read More

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    Columbia Legal Services
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    Spanish / Español

Nursing Home Care (4)+

Public Benefits and Accommodations (1)+

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