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Case Management Tools and Resources: Member Resources

The tools and resources listed on this page are intended to assist Members and their caregivers.

Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation

  • DHS Adult Protective Services 
    This unit oversees investigations into reports of possible maltreatment of vulnerable adults. It also helps the vulnerable adult and caregiver find and get services that are acceptable to the adult to help keep them as safe and healthy as possible. If you suspect that a vulnerable adult is the victim of abuse, neglect or exploitation, please contact your local DHS county office during regular business hours, or call the Statewide Abuse Hotline at 1-800-522-3511.
  • National Center on Elder Abuse
    The National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA) serves as a national resource center dedicated to the prevention of elder mistreatment. To carry out its mission, the NCEA disseminates elder abuse information to professionals and the public, and provides technical assistance and training to states and to community-based organizations. The NCEA makes news and resources available on-line and an easy-to-use format; collaborates on research; provides training; identifies and provides information about promising practices and interventions; operates a listserve forum for professionals; and provides subject matter expertise on program and policy development.

Member Resources

  • American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) has information, tools, and benefits for individuals over 50.
  • Administration for Community Living brings together the efforts and achievements of the Administration on Aging, the Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, and the HHS Office on Disability to serve as the Federal agency responsible for increasing access to community supports, while focusing attention and resources on the unique needs of older Americans and people with disabilities across the lifespan.
  • Today's Seniors provides tips, news and advice to help individuals enjoy life after retirement.
  • Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitative Services is a resource guide for individuals with disabilities.
  • Social Security Administration 
    The SSA delivers services through a nationwide network of over 1,400 offices. They provides resources and information about Social Security, including how to apply.
  • Senior Day at the Capitol provides information about the annual Senior Day at the Capitol.
  • Savvy Senior 
    A national information service devoted to older Americans and the families who support them. Through a variety of media, Savvy Senior provides information and resources through its nationally syndicated newspaper column, senior newswire service, resource books, weekly radio program and television features on NBC, CNBC, CNN and Retirement Living TV. Click here for (50-plus) newsmakers of the week.

Caregiver Resources

  • AgingCare.com is an online community that connects people caring for elderly parents to other caregivers, personalized information, and local resources.
  • Caring.com equips family caregivers to make better decisions, save time and money, and feel less alone -- and less stressed -- as they face the many challenges of caregiving.
  • Family Caregiver Alliance (FCA) is a public voice for caregivers, illuminating the daily challenges they face, offering them the assistance they so desperately need and deserve, and championing their cause through education, services, research and advocacy.
  • Alzheimer's Association is a national organization that provides information, tools and a support network for individuals with Alzheimer's and their caregivers. ​

Medicare

  • Medicare.Gov provides information on Medicare and various health topics, and has a resource locator.
  • Medicare Rights provides assistance for individuals in navigating through the complexities of Medicare, so they can use all of the benefits to which they are entitled.
  • Oklahoma's Senior Health Insurance Counseling Program provides counseling, assistance, and advocacy related to Medicare.
  • AgingCare.com is an online community that connects people caring for elderly parents to other caregivers, personalized information, and local resources.

Financial Assistance

  • My Money provides financial education, information and tools.
  • Choose to Save provides financial education focused on saving for long-term personal financial security.
  • Wiser Women provides education and advocacy aimed at improving long-term financial security for women.

Veterans Benefits

Taxes

Long-Term Care

  • Oklahoma Long-Term Care Partnership was developed by the Oklahoma Health Care Authority and the Oklahoma Insurance Department to encourage more people to plan for their future needs.
  • National Clearinghouse for Long Term Care Information, developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, provides information and resources to help individuals plan for future long-term care needs.

Legal Aid

  • OKLaw is a one-stop website where low-income Oklahomans and Senior citizens can get information about their legal rights and find out about free legal assistance in their area.

Personal Goals

  • Get Involved provides information and resources for volunteer opportunities.
  • Education for Senior Citizens provides state-by-state senior education opportunities and is provided by Senior Resource.
  • USA.Gov has a Senior Citiz​ens' Resources which provides links to various resources for older adults and caregivers.

Please note: much of the information provided contain links to organizations outside of DHS. To our knowledge, all links comply with the DHS website linking policy.​

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