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This group living arrangement provides help with activities of daily living such as eating, bathing, and using the bathroom for people who cannot live on their own but do not need nursing home services. It is sometimes called a "group home". In some cases, private long-term care insurance and other types of assistance programs may help pay for this type of living arrangement. Many of these homes do not receive payment from Medicare or Medicaid and are not strictly monitored. The monthly charge is usually a percentage of your income.

You can find out more about board and care facilities in your area by contacting your Area Agency on Aging. The local community Area Agency on Aging can be found by visiting the Eldercare Locator website or calling 1-800-677-1116 to obtain information about available services in your area . You may also find more information about board and care facilities in your area from the Administration on Aging (AoA) website.

Page Last Updated: April 10, 2007

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