Table of contents for Seniors' rights : your guide to living life to the fullest / by Brette McWhorter Sember.

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Introduction	
Chapter 1: Finances	
Thinking about the Future
Bank Accounts
Property Tax Exemptions
Income Tax
Living on a Fixed Income
Credit
Telemarketers
Home Repairs
Predatory Mortgage Lenders
Reverse Mortgages
Affording Health Care
Chapter 2: Employment	
Working After Retirement
Social Security Benefits
Retirement Benefits
Chapter 3: Lifestyle	
Assistance with Meals
Utility Assistance
Transportation
Income Tax Relief
Senior Centers
Senior Discounts
Reading
Chapter 4: Housing	
Living at Home
Mobile Homes
Condominiums
Rentals
In-Home Care
Home Safety
Heat
Family-Provided Care
Snowbirds
Apartment Life
RV Life
Living with Family
Senior Living
Adult Day Care
Assisted Living
Nursing Homes
Hospice
Continuing Care Retirement Communities 
Chapter 5: Health Insurance	
Types of Insurance
Medicare
Medicaid
Private Insurance
Long-Term Care Insurance
Chapter 6: Health Care	
Choosing Health Care Providers
Informed Consent
Choosing a Hospital
Patients' Rights
Second Opinions
Right to Refuse Treatment
Medical Privacy
Medical Records
Against Medical Advice
Health Care Directives
Hospital Visitation Access
Affording Prescriptions
Medical Trials
Staying at Home
Assisted Suicide
Chapter 7: Planning for the Future	
Making Decisions
Wills and Estates
Trusts
Powers of Attorney
Health-Care Directives and Proxies
Organ Donation
Autopsies
Chapter 8: Family Issues	
Grandparents' Visitation Rights
Raising Grandchildren
Divorce
Remarriage
Cohabitation
Stepfamily
Chapter 9: Loss of a Spouse	
Funeral Law
Obituaries
Safety
Applying for Benefits
Probate
Changing Ownership
Chapter 10: Veterans' Rights	
Disability Compensation
Disability Pension
Dependency and Indemnity Compensation
Death Pension Benefit
Burial Plot Allowances
Burial Flag
POW Benefits
Loan Guarantees
Health Benefits
Other Benefits
Chapter 11: Discrimination and Disabilities	
Housing Discrimination
Credit Discrimination
Disabilities
Access for the Disabled
Disability Benefits
Guardianship
Chapter 12: Legal Assistance	
Free Legal Assistance
Attorney Referral Programs
Epilogue	
Glossary	
Appendix A: Organizations	
Appendix B: State-Specific Resources	
Appendix C: Nursing Home Residents' Rights in the US	
Appendix D: Nursing Home Checklist	
Appendix E: Forms	
Index	
About the Author

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Older people -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States -- Popular works.
Older people -- Civil rights -- United States -- Popular works.
Retirees -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States -- Popular works.
Retirees -- Civil rights -- United States -- Popular works.