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Pro Seniors provides legal information fact sheets / pamphlets on a variety of subjects. Single print copies are available to individuals free of charge by calling Pro Seniors, at (513) 345-4160 or 1-800-488-6070.

These fact sheets provide general information and not legal advice. The law is complex and changes frequently. Before you apply any information to a particular situation, call Pro Seniors’ free Legal Helpline or consult an attorney in elder law.


Consumer Rights
Debtor Rights
Home Solicitation Sales
Small Claims Court
Tax – Free Tax Preparation – AARP Tax Aide Locator

Elder Law

Age Discrimination
Americans with Disabilities Act
Grandparent Rights

Estate Planning and Probate

Adult Protective Services
Alternatives to Guardianship
Avoiding Probate

Funeral Arrangements: Designation of Representative
Financial Power of Attorney
Living Trusts (Ohio State Bar Association Living Trusts pamphlet)
Probate & Estate Taxes
Small Estates


Pro Seniors Description

Health Care Decision Making

Health Care Power of Attorney
Living Wills
Ohio’s Do-Not-Resusitate Order Law

Home Care and Long-Term Care

Assisted Living Facilities
Consumer Directed Care

Finding LGBTQ+ Inclusive Long-Term Care
PASSPORT Pre-admission Screening System
Medicare Coverage of Skilled Nursing & Skilled Therapy Services
Nursing Home Selection (Home Options)

Federal Nursing Home Residents Rights and the LGBTQ+ Community
Your Rights As A Nursing Home or Residential Care Facility Resident

Resident & Family Council Toolkit
Long-Term Care Insurance
Ohio’s Residential State Supplement (RSS) Program
Ohio’s Area Agencies on Aging


Public & Subsidized Housing Rights
Tenant Rights in Private Housing
Utility Disconnection & Payment Assistance
Seniors and Mortgage Foreclosure

LGBTQ+ Resources

Medicaid, Medicare & Marriage: What Same Sex Couples Need to Know (Social Security Administration)

Federal Nursing Home Residents Rights and the LGBTQ+ Community

Social Security Survivor Benefits for Same Sex Couples: Thornton v. Commissioner of Social Security


Community Medicaid
Institutional Medicaid
Medicaid Estate Recovery
Medicaid Estate Recovery Liens
Medicare Premium Assistance Programs (MPAP)
Assisted Living Waiver Program

Ohio’s PASSPORT Program

Qualified Income Trusts (QIT)

Medicare Rx Prescription Drug Program

The Medicare Rx Prescription Drug Program


Medicare Savings Programs
Medicare Supplemental Insurance
Medicare Plus Choice (Managed Care) Part C
Medicare Coverage of Hospitals (Part A)
Medicare Coverage of Doctors (Part B)
Medicare Coverage of Home Health Care
Medicare Coverage of Nursing Home Care
The Medicare Part D Extra Help Program (Part D)

Public Benefits

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
Public Benefits Flyer
Social Security Retirement
Social Security Disability
Social Security Overpayments
Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
Veterans Benefits – Non Service-Connected Pensions