Helpful Links

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Social Security Online
http://www.ssa.gov/
The official website of the U.S. Social Security Administration
Call 1-800-772-1213 to use the SSA's automated telephone services to get recorded information and conduct some business 24 hours a day.

If you cannot handle your business through the automated services, you can speak to a Social Security representative between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. Monday through Friday.
If you are deaf or hard of hearing, call their toll-free TTY number, 1-800-325-0778, between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Medicare
http://www.medicare.gov/
The Official U.S. Government Site for People with Medicare

Call 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4277) 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for general Medicare information, ordering Medicare booklets, and information about health plans. English and Spanish-speaking customer service representatives at this number can answer questions about the Original Medicare Plan and provide up-to-date information regarding the health plans available in your area.

New York State Nursing Home Profiles
http://nursinghomes.nyhealth.gov/
Use this site for information about nursing homes in New York State and the quality of care they provide. The quality measures data are from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Use this information to ask questions of nursing home representatives and health care professionals, as well as family members and friends who may have direct experience with a particular nursing home.

Americans with Disabilities Act Information
http://www.ada.gov/
Information and technical assistance on the Americans with Disabilities Act