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Fact Sheets

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 1-800-488-6070 or (513) 345-4160.

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 Hotline or consult an attorney in elder law.


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

Elder Law

Age Discrimination
Americans with Disabilities Act
Grandparents’ Rights

Estate Planning and Probate

Adult Protective Services
Alternatives to Guardianship
Avoiding Probate
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
PASSPORT Pre-admission Screening System
Medicare Coverage of Skilled Nursing & Skilled Therapy Services
Nursing Home Selection (Care Options)
Your Rights As A Nursing Home or Residential Care Facility Resident
Long-Term Care Ombudsmen – Stepping Up For Elder Rights
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


Community Medicaid
Institutional Medicaid
Medicaid Estate Recovery
Medicaid Estate Recovery Liens
Medicare Savings Programs
Assisted Living Waiver Program
Ohio’s PASSPORT Program

Medicare Rx Prescription Drug Program

The Medicare Rx Prescription Drug Program


Medicare Savings Programs
Medicare Supplemental Insurance
When an HMO Pulls Out – Your Rights
Medicare Plus Choice
Appealing Medicare Coverage Denials
Medicare Coverage of Hospitals (Part A)
Medicare Coverage of Doctors (Part B)
Medicare Coverage of Home Health Care
Medicare Home Health Services: Identifying Wrongful Denials
Medicare Coverage of Nursing Home Care
Medicare Coverage of Nursing Homes: Identifying Wrongful Denials
The Medicare Part D Extra Help Program (Part D)
Protect Your Rights to Medicare

Public Benefits

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
Public Benefits Flyer
Social Security Retirement
Social Security Disability
Social Security Overpayments
Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
Veterans Benefits

Help Fight Fraud: Volunteer!

Help fight Medicare Fraud! To volunteer call 1-800-488-6070 proseniors.orgOhio Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP) peer educators volunteer their time and talents to spreading the word about the latest scams that target Medicare beneficiaries.  Share Ohio SMP information at a community health fair, tell your golf buddies how to recognize suspected fraud, or give presentations to groups.  Watch for our billboards across Ohio, and join us as a volunteer.  Learn more here.

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