For more information on common financial scams and how to report them to the appropriate agencies or officials, please review our Common Financial Scams Flyer or Brochure below. For other information regarding common digital scams, please visit: https://www.seniorlifestyle.com/resources/blog/protect-your-parents-from-common-digital-traps/.
Below are guided online modules in English and Spanish that describe medical savings benefits that may be available to you in addition to medicaid or medicare benefits. For more information, please view the modules below.
Below are modules (guided informational programs) created by Idaho Legal Aid Services relating to End of Life Planning in Idaho, such as Power of Attorneys, Living Wills, Wills, etc.. The modules are available in English and Spanish. https://www.idaholegalaid.org/files/html/end-of-life-planning
This brochure was created by Idaho Legal Aid Services, Inc. and provides general legal advice to seniors regarding Power of Attorneys, Living Wills, Wills, etc.
The Idaho Senior Legal Risk Detector is a joint project of Idaho Legal Aid Services, Inc. and ProBono.Net. The purpose of the risk detector is detect issues for seniors or the elderly related to housing, debt, financial exploitation, healthcare, and abuse and to do so quickly and accurately. To determine whether you, as a senior are at risk, or whether a loved one who is a senior is at risk, please visit our Idaho Senior Legal Risk Detector to answer some questions:
This guide by the Self-Advocacy Speaker's Network details how supported decision making may be an alternative to a guardianship for a disabled adult.
This brochure provides information on different ways to manage decision-making as we age.
Basic Information about Idaho’s Laws for Seniors Seniors and their family, neighbors, friends and caregivers will find this Guide helpful. The Guide gives general information about legal issues that seniors frequently encounter and offers practical options for each situation. It will also give direction on where to look and who to call for more detailed information.
Know about Elder Abuse What is “elder abuse?” Elder Abuse has many forms. It can mean any mistreatment of a senior. Examples include confinement, neglect, abandonment, bodily injury, unwanted sexual contact, verbal intimidation and threats, and financial exploitation. Myth: “We don't have that problem in our community.” Fact: Abuse is often not seen or recognized.
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