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Types of Long-Term Care
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
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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