National Guardianship Association
Information and resources related to public and private guardianships. Including: ethical standards of practice, training and certification, information about legislation and current topics related to guardianship and conservatorship.
Nevada Aging & Disabilities Resource Center (ADRC)
A one stop shop that provides information and access to programs and services that benefit Nevada’s seniors, people with disabilities and caregivers. The ADRC program is a collaboration of many public programs offering long term support to consumers in need.
Nevada Elder Protective Services (EPS)
The State of Nevada, Aging and Disability Services Division provides Elder Protective Services for persons 60 years old and older who may experience abuse, neglect, exploitation, or isolation.
To report suspected elder abuse occurring within Northern Nevada please call:
Long Term Care Ombudsman
Nevada’s Long Term Care Ombudsman Program was initiated to improve the quality of care in nursing homes. Long term care ombudsmens advocate for the rights of individuals who reside in skilled nursing facilities and other long term managed care settings.
Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)
Established in 1971 and now one of the largest senior volunteer organizations in the nation, RSVP engages people age 55 and older in a diverse range of volunteer activities. RSVP volunteers choose how, where, and how often they want to serve, with commitments ranging from a few hours to many hours per week.
Nevada Eleventh Judicial District Court
Serving Pershing, Lander and Mineral Counties.
Skilled Nursing Facilities Search
SkilledNursingFacilities.org is a senior healthcare resource that offers a nationwide directory of nursing homes in the United States. The website lists specifics on each nursing home, such as the Medicare inspection reports, complaints and quality ratings.
Mesothelioma is a rare and aggressive cancer that forms in the protective membranes around the lungs, heart and abdomen. Asbestos exposure is the primary cause of this cancer, which can take between 20 and 50 years to develop.