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Achieving Best Practice in Long Term Care for Alaska Native and American Indian Elders  External Link

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  External Link

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 Link

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  External Link

Consumer Guide To Long-Term Care  External Link

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  External Link

Consumer Guides on Long Term Care  External Link

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  External Link

Finding the Right Aging Services  External Link

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 activities and most important, live an enriching and fulfilling life. ... Details >

American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging  External Link

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 Link

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  External Link

Homes and Services Directory  External Link

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  External Link

Hospice Consumer Information  External Link

A list of general information publications about hospice for consumers, available online and in print. Ordering information given.... Details >

Hospice Association of America  External Link