Seniors and Aging
Nebraska has implemented laws that provide social services to low-income seniors. The datasets in this section explore laws that describe home and community-based waiver services for seniors. These datasets provide details on the eligibility requirements and services available that allow seniors to remain independent and participate in an integrated community. The Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program dataset describes the duties of an advocate for people living in nursing homes and assisted living facilities. The Hospice Standards dataset provides details on the Medicaid program that provides palliative care for terminally ill patients.
There are 12 datasets that explore how seniors and topics related to aging have been addressed in the law in Nebraska. Click on each to learn more about the law related to that topic: