Legal

Documents Click here for more info
Phone number Web Site
· Massachusetts Health Care Proxy www.lawlib.state.ma.us
· Five Wishes Aging with Dignity 888-594-7437 www.agingwithdignity.org
    Provides more extensive info on living will to attach to Mass Health Care Proxy
· Comfort Care/ DNR (Do Not Resuscitate) www.mass.gov/dph/oems
· Medical Certificates: Guardianship/Conservatorship www.lawlib.state.ma.us
· MA and Federal Legal Available www.lawlib.statemma.us/forms
· American Bar Association 800-285-2221 www.abanet.org
· American Conflict Resolution 202-464-9700 www.acrnet.org
· National Library of Medicine Health topics www.medlineplus.gov
     Search Advance Directives, Bereavement, End of Life, Organ donation, Pain
· Robert Wood Johnson Foundation 877-843-7953 www.lastacts.org
     Information on quality of end-of-life care.  
· Many common legal forms/instructions/information  www.law.lib.state.ma.us
Driving: programs, instruction, adaptive equipment, Q&A Click here for more info
 
·MA Department of Motor Vehicles Medical Affairs Div. 617-351-9222 www.mass.gov/rmv
     Disabled parking plates and placards, older driver issues, reporting requirements,
     health related policies, ie; heart/respiratory, arthritis, seizure/loss of consciouness, sight
· Spaulding Rehab Hospital CC 508-833-4141 www.spauldingnetwork.org
    Drivers Assessment Program 
· American Medical Association Guideline for Older Drivers Resources for Older Drivers
· The Affects of Aging on Driving Skills 800-531-6196 www.usaaedfoundation.org
· AAA Foundation For Traffic Safety 202.638-5944 www.seniordrivers.org/home
· AARP Driver Safety Program 888-227-7669 www.aarp.org.drive
· American Occupational Therapy Association www.aota.org
· Hartford/ MIT www.thehartford.com/alzheimers
    At the Crossroads: A Guide to Alzheimer’s Disease Dementia and Driving  
Domestic Violence: teen dating, bullying, and batters’ programs
Department of Transitional Assistance Domestic Violence specialist 508-862-6614 DTADV Specialist
SafeLink 1-877-785-2020 www.casamyrna.org
CARE- Child abuse Response Effort 1-800-344-2722 www.mass.gov
Batterer Intervention 617-624-5497
Cape Cod Visitation Center 508-778-1980
Cape Cod Center for Women 508-564-7233 www.capecodshelter.org
   Safe House: 24hr Hotline 1-800-745-0003
Department of Children and Family Services 508-760-0200 Child Family services
Parents Helping parents 1-800-882-1250 www.parentshelpingparents.org
National Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-799-7233 www.ndvh.org
National Teen Dating Abuse Hotline 1-866-331-9474 www.loveisrespect.org
Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network RAINN 1-800-686-4673 www.rainn.org
Martha’s Vineyard Support Services 508-693-7900  
Nantucket: A Safe Place 508-564-7233  
Elder Abuse state hotline 800-922-2275 www.mass.gov
Independence House 508-771-6507 www.independencehouse.org
    Hotline 1-800-439-6507
Gay Men’s Domestic Violence Project www.GMDVP.org
Misc.
· South Coastal Counties Legal Services 508-771-7458
· Elder Services of Cape Cod and the Islands 508-394-4630 www.eccci.org
· National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys www.naela.com
· National Elder Law Foundation www.nelf.org
· Grandparents as Parents Foundation Grandparent Info Ctr 888-687-2277 www.aarp.org/family/grandparenting
· Attorney General’s Elder Hotline 888-243-5337
· Cape Cod and Island Pride Pages 774-207-0100 www.capecodandislandspridepages.com