ABOUT OLDER PERSONS IN GLOVER PARK AND WASHINGTON, DC, AND OBTAINING ASSISTANCE:
Iona Senior Services
The lead agency in NW Washington, DC for coordinating and providing a variety of services for elders in the area. These include social and educational opportunities, adult day health care, counseling and support groups for elders and caregivers, care management, meals and transportation. The Helpline at Iona for information and referral is (202) 895-9448, Option 4.
District of Columbia Aging and Disability Resource Center
The DC ADRC assists the District's elderly, persons with disabilities, their caregivers, and their families in maximizing independence and improving quality of life by linking people with a range of quality services.
Website : http://www.adrc.dc.gov
Contact Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
George Washington University National Law Center, HICAP Project
Provides health insurance information, education and counseling services to Medicare beneficiaries and seniors who live in D.C. Also helps with health insurance issues, medical bills, appeals for denials of medical services and obtaining prescriptions.
AARP Legal Counsel for the Elderly
Offers free legal advice and guidance to persons 60 and older. Attorneys and paralegals also appear on behalf of seniors in criminal, civil or administrative actions and proceedings.
District of Columbia Long-Term Care Ombudsman
Receives and resolves complaints from residents of nursing homes and other residential facilities serving older persons.