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    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
    Animals as Live-in Companions in Long Term Care and Assisted Living Environments
    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
    Choosing an Assisted Living Facility
    Advice on choosing an assisted living residence that will meet your own personal-service, housing and health care needs.... Details >
    American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging
    Consumer Guides on Long Term Care
    A selection of consumer health information fact sheets that answers questions about long term care, choosing long term care and long term care facilities. Some research data is also available on this ... Details >
    American Health Care Association
    Directory of State Long Term Care Ombudsman Programs
    This roster lists State long-term care ombudsman programs that investigate and resolve complaints made on behalf of older adults in long-term care facilities.... Details >
    U.S. Administration on Aging, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
    Find Homes and Services for the Aging
    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
    HomeCare/Hospice Agency Locator
    Search this comprehensive database of over 22,500 home care and/or hospice providers to get a list of agencies in you area of the country. You may make your selection using the city, state or the fir... Details >
    National Association for Home Care & Hospice
    Hospice Consumer Information
    A list of general information publications about hospice for consumers, available online and in print. Ordering information given.... Details >
    Hospice Association of America
    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
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    American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging
    American Association of Retired Persons
    American Geriatrics Society
    American Health Care Association
    American Occupational Therapy Association
    American Society of Consultant Pharmacists
    Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
    Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
    Family Caregiver Alliance
    Foundation Aiding the Elderly
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