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Eldercare Locator - Connecting You to Community Services

The Eldercare Locator is the first step to find local agencies that can help older adults and their families access home and community-based services including transportation, meals, home care, and ca... Details >

Administration on Aging

Long Term Care: Frequently Asked Questions

I'm perfectly healthy. Why should I think about long-term care? Is long-term care expensive? Doesn't Medicare cover most long-term care costs? Find the answers to these, and other frequently asked qu... Details >

National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

A Consumer Guide To Choosing A Nursing Home - (PDF)  External Link

Placing a loved one in a nursing home is one of the most difficult tasks a family member ever faces. This consumer guide was developed to help you navigate useful resources, understand the information... Details >

National Consumer Voice for Quality Long Term Care   External Link

About Life Care Planning Services  External Link

A life care plan is a comprehensive and organized approach of gathering and presenting long term cost of care information for someone who has a serious long term disability. Here is a guide that may h... Details >

American Amputee Foundation, Inc  External Link

Alternatives to Nursing Home Care

Access to Medicare alternatives to nursing home care for persons who need such care but prefer to remain in their own home with the help of their family and friends, community services, and profession... Details >

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Care Conversations  External Link

This page links to information about long term care facilities, making the transition to nursing home life, paying for long term care, and more. ... Details >

American Health Care Association  External Link

CareFinder: Alzheimer's Association  External Link

If you or someone you care about has Alzheimer's disease, you need to find good care in your community. This page helps you plan ahead in terms of health care, finances, and finding support. ... Details >

Alzheimer's Association  External Link

Comparing Care Providers

The federal government has created several tools that allow you to compare a variety of quality measures of doctors, hospitals, nursing homes, and other service providers.Compare providers that have m... Details >

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Family Care Navigator  External Link

This state-by-state resource is intended to help you locate government, nonprofit, and private programs in your area. It includes services for family caregivers, as well as resources for older or disa... Details >

Family Caregiver Alliance  External Link

Holding a Family Meeting  External Link

When taking care of an elderly parent or another relative, family members often need to work cooperatively. Here are some points to consider when arranging a family meeting. ... Details >

Family Caregiver Alliance  External Link

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