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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
Also available in: Spanish
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
Information and Websites Related to Disability, Aging and Long-Term Care
Links to federal, private and academic web sites with resources related to issues concerning the elderly, the working disabled, disabled children and those dealing with welfare reform.... Details >
Office of Disability, Aging, and Long-Term Care Policy
Long Term Care Needs of Alaska Native Elders  External Links Disclaimer Logo
Long term care is the provision of services, including health care, personal care, social services and economic assistance, delivered over a sustained period of time in a variety of settings, ranging ... Details >
National Resource Center for American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Elders
Long-Term Care: Choosing the Right Place  External Links Disclaimer Logo
Also available in: Spanish  External Links Disclaimer Logo
Planning for long-term care is not easy. People’s needs change over time. Where do you go for help? Here are some answers to that and other questions that you might have as you look for the best place... Details >
National Institute on Aging Information Center
Medicaid Hospice Services
Hospice services assist people who are terminally ill. Eligibility, living options for Medicaid recipients, services covered only by Medicaid, and reimbursement are explained.... Details >
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Nursing Home Compare: National Nursing Home Database
Allows users to easily obtain and review information, which can help them make educated decisions about nursing homes. This web site has the most recent information from state inspections of every Med... Details >
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Nursing Homes Ombudsman Locator: Where Can I Go For Help?  External Links Disclaimer Logo
An Ombudsman is an advocate for residents of nursing homes, board and care homes, and assisted living. Ombudsmen provide information about how to find a facility and what to do to get quality care. Th... Details >
U.S. Administration on Aging, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Technology for Long Term Care  External Links Disclaimer Logo
Technology for Long Term Care is a Web site for professionals engaged in planning, designing, managing, researching, and care giving in long-term care settings. This site focuses on technologies relat... Details >
Polisher Research Institute
Well Spouse Association Support Groups - Caregivers  External Links Disclaimer Logo
Well Spouse (WS) is a national, not for profit membership organization which gives support to wives, husbands, and partners of the chronically ill and/or disabled. WS support groups exist or are being... Details >
Well Spouse Association

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