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  • All About Hospice: A Consumer's Guide
    This fact sheet presents a general overview on hospice care services for the terminally ill including types of hospice care available; cost of hospice care; paying for hospice care; and how to find th details...
    Hospice Association of America
    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 (CMS), formerly the Health Care Financing Administration
    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
    Elders and Families: Administration on Aging
    Elders and Families is designed to assist older persons and their caregivers quickly obtain information and resources on a variety of aging-related topics. The information will help you become more fa details...
    U.S. Administration on Aging, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
    Find a Hospice Program
    Type in the two-letter abbreviation of a particular state to locate a convenient hospice care center within the national database. The search will display a list of counties in the specified state th details...
    National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
    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 (CMS), formerly the Health Care Financing Administration
    Help for Health Booklets
    These health booklets were produced with the assistance of AARP and the California Health Care Foundation. They feature information on Medicare, Medicaid, managed care, and long-term care in English a details...
    National Asian Pacific Center on Aging

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