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Steps to Choosing Long-Term Care

  Steps to Choosing Long-Term Care Resources  
  Overview | Step 1: Assess Your Needs | Right Arrow Step 2: Research Financing and Care Choices 
 | Step 3: Find What Is Right For You | Step 4: Visit Your Available Options 

There are many types of long-term care and living choices for older people. Long-term care is not only nursing home care. The different ways to pay for long-term care are listed in the Paying for Long-Term Care (note: should go to financing options overview chart) section. Some of the most common living choices are listed in the Types of Long-Term Care section. Here are some ways to learn what long-term care choices are available in your area:

Page Last Updated: March 27, 2008

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