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Reverse Mortgages (Loans Using Home Equity Conversion)

This information is about reverse mortgages. These are a special type of home loan only for homeowners who are 62 and older. Reverse mortgage loans generally must be repaid when you sell or no longer live in the home. Learn more about reverse mortgages and other issues related to reverse mortgages.

SNAP's Medical Deductions: How To Get Increased Benefits For High Medical Expenses

If you have high medical expenses, you could get more help from SNAP. SNAP’s Medical Deductions can help increase your benefit.

Elder Abuse And Elderly Protective Services

This resource provides information on Elder Abuse and Elderly Protective Services in Louisiana. It defines elder abuse as the infliction of physical or mental injury on an adult 60 years or older by other parties, including but not limited to such means as sexual abuse, abandonment, isolation, exploitation, or extortion of funds or other things of value. This lists the signs of elder abuse and provides information on how to report potential elder abuse to the Elderly Protective Services (EPS) Program.

Personal Injury Cases

This information covers issues regarding personal injury which can cover a wide range of situations where an individual has suffered harm due to the negligence, intentional actions, or strict liability of another party.

Public Benefits And Effects On Inheritances In Successions

Many individuals who live with a disability or receive help from governmental programs. This may include Medicaid and Supplemental Social Security Income (SSI). This goes over information about inheritances that a beneficiary might get as a large sum. This resource goes over access to governmental programs the beneficiary received after an inheritance.

A Guide to Interdiction

Interdiction is a legal process where a court is asked to determine, from testimony and other evidence presented, whether a person is unable to consistently make reasoned decisions regarding their person and/or their property, or to communicate those decisions, and whose interests cannot be protected by less restrictive means. If such a finding is made, the court appoints someone to make these decisions for the person.

Public Benefits

This information covers public benefits, which are government-funded programs that help individuals and families in need. Public benefits can include cash and income assistance, health care, food assistance, housing assistance, and tax benefits. Depending on the program, eligibility for public benefits may require a person or family to meet certain income and resource requirements.

Medicare Health Coverage

This resource covers information about the Medicare health insurance program run by the government that covers people 65 and over, some people with disability status, and some people with end-stage renal or ALS/Lou Gehrig's disease. This information covers who is eligible for Medicare coverage, how to apply for it, dealing with payment issues, what is covered by it, the different Parts A, B, C, and D, and how one's enrollment might be terminated.

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