AARP Care Giving Resource Guide

Long Term Care Financial Assistance

Useful Phone Numbers

Report Abuse, Neglect Hot Line 1-800-962-2873
Aids Hot Line 1-800-624-2377
Alcohol and Drug Hot Line 1-800-322-5525
Alzheimer's Disease Hotline
National Alzheimer's Association Information and Referral
American Association of Retired Persons 1-800-441-AARP (2277)
Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Advisory Committee 973-504-6390
Florida : 850-245-4161
Department of Banking and Insurance 609-984-2777
To report insurance fraud, call 1-800-373-8568
Cancer Information Service 1-800-4-CANCER
United States Department of Health and Human Services, Information provided in English and Spanish (9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m., weekdays)
Community Care Program for the Elderly and Disabled, Adult Day Care, Home Care Expansion Program 1-609-588-2903
Tel-Consumer Information Service 1-800-242-5846, touch tone 973-504-6200, rotary phones
Elder Fraud Hot Line 1-877-746-7850
Domestic Violence Hot Line 1-800-572-7233 (SAFE)
National Eye Care Project American Academy of Ophthalmology 1-800-222-EYES (3937)
Department of Health and Senior Services Division of Long Term Systems Nursing Home Guide 1-800-367-6543
Hotline for Complaints about Health Care Facilities 1-800-792-9770
Division of Senior Affairs Florida 1-800-963-5337
Adult Protective Services 609-984-6690
To report abuse or neglect 1-800-792-8820
Drug Information and Referral 1-800-225-0196
Medicare Fraud and Abuse 1-800-792-8820
Ombudsman for the Institutionalized Elderly 1-877-582-6995
PAAD Lifeline 1-800-792-9745
Statewide Respite Care Program 609-588-2902
Division of Consumer Affairs Regulated Business Section 973-504-6301
Home Health Agencies Accreditation Home health care agencies may be accredited by one of these organizations:
Commission on Accreditation for Home Care 973-857-3984
Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations, Home Care Accreditation Services 708-916-5741
National Home Caring Council 202-547-7424
National League for Nursing's, Community Health Accreditation Program (CHAP) 1-800-669-1656 (x 242)
Department of Human Services Division of Medical Assistance and Health Services Medicaid Information
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