Online Resources

The following links are to online legal resources that are being provided for informational purposes only and may not be used as specific legal advice.

Virginia Department for the Aging

The Virginia Department for the Aging provides resources for older individuals and individuals with disabilities and their family members and includes information on adult day care, case management coordination, health and wellness, meal services, identity theft and elder abuse. The site also provides links to resources helpful to older Virginians, including Medicare, Social Security, Virginia Department Health, and others. Click here for more information.

FDIC: Ownership Categories and Revocable Trust Accounts

Provided by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) to explain FDIC insurance coverage for revocable trust accounts. Click here for more information.

Fairfax County – Northern Virginia Long-Term Ombudsman Program

This site offers extensive information on improving the quality of life for persons receiving long-term care. The program is designed to investigate and resolve complaints made by or on behalf of a resident living in a nursing facility or an assisted living facility. It also provides information on selecting long-term care providers to enable consumers to make an informed decision. Click here for more information.

Loudoun County Government Website

This site offers information for services offered in Loudoun County, including programs for the elderly under the “Services” tab. Click here for more information.

Social Security Administration — Death of Family Member

This site provides information on what to do when a participant dies and explains the survivor’s benefits for a surviving spouse, a divorced spouse, and dependent children. Click here for more information.

DMV — Guide for the Decedent’s Family Members and Friends

Provided by the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles, this downloadable brochure provides guidance on what to do with a decedent’s motor vehicle and provides instructions for transferring vehicle ownership. Click here for more information.

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