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    Achieving Best Practice in Long Term Care for Alaska Native and American Indian Elders  External Links Disclaimer Logo
    Alaska Native people have a long tradition of caring for elders that are no longer able to do things for themselves. In rural Alaska, there are particular challenges in delivering services that may be... Details >
    National Resource Center for American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Elders
    Alternative 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
    Companion Animals in Care Environments  External Links Disclaimer Logo
    The articles listed on this page follow a logical reading progression and introduce important issues to be addressed before bringing visiting, working, or live-in companion animals into a facility.... Details >
    Center to Study Human-Animal Relationships and Environments
    Consumer Guide To Long-Term Care  External Links Disclaimer Logo
    Long-term care is the health industry term for care and related expenses associated with an extended illness or injury. Ninety-five percent of long-term care in the United States is custodial in natur... Details >
    National Association of Health Underwriters
    Consumer Guides on Long Term Care  External Links Disclaimer Logo
    This page links to information about long term care on finding and selecting a nursing home or assisted living facility, making the transition to nursing facility life, paying for long term care, and ... Details >
    American Health Care Association
    Find Homes and Services for the Aging  External Links Disclaimer Logo
    Search this web site for housing choices for the elderly. Includes information on nursing care, assisted living units, independent living units and community based services.... Details >
    American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging
    Guide to Choosing a Nursing Home
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    Selecting a nursing home is one of the most important and difficult decisions that you may be asked to make either for yourself or for a family member. This booklet is designed as a first step to help... Details >
    Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
    Home Care/Hospice Agency Locator  External Links Disclaimer Logo
    Finding the right provider does not have to be difficult. The Home Care/Hospice Agency Locator contains the most comprehensive database of more than 20,000 home care and hospice agencies. Use this res... Details >
    National Association for Home Care & Hospice
    Hospice Consumer Information  External Links Disclaimer Logo
    A list of general information publications about hospice for consumers, available online and in print. Ordering information given.... Details >
    Hospice Association of America
    How to Choose Aging Services  External Links Disclaimer Logo
    Getting older is a fact of life. But how and where you do it is not. There are a variety of aging services available to you or your loved one to help them stay at home, meet new people, take part in a... Details >
    American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging
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    Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
    Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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    Office of Disability, Aging, and Long-Term Care Policy
    U.S. Administration on Aging, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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