National Council for Aging Care: Seniors haven’t reached the end: they’ve reached a new beginning. And Aging.com was set up to help you start this new phase of your life on the right foot. Our mission is to help you and thousands of other older adults who want to live independently, plan your finances, and take charge of your health care.
American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging (AAHSA): This website offers a series of free "Consumer Tips" for finding home and community based services, assisted living facilities, nursing homes, and continuing care retirement communities. You can also use the AAHSA website to find a range of long-term care housing and services by state or ZIP Code. More information can be obtained by calling:
American Health Care Association (AHCA): This website has information to help you understand the different types of long-term care insurance that is right for you, and what you should look for in a long-term care insurance policy. You can also get this information by calling:
Healthfinder: This website is run by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. It offers reliable consumer information from the Federal Government and its many partners. The site contains information about finding government and nonprofit health and human services on the internet.
Long-Term Care Ombudsman: This is an independent advocate (supporter) for nursing home and assisted living facility residents that works to solve problems between residents and nursing homes or assisted living facilities. Ombudsman can give you information about how to find a facility and what to do to get quality care. You can also call for more information.
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U.S. Administration on Aging (AoA): This website has information on assistive technology, home remodeling, housing services, indpendent living, and nursing facilities. It also has an on-line Eldercare Locator that links consumers to the information and referral services of thier state and area agencies on aging. You can also call for more information:
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