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Long Term Care: Frequently Asked Questions

I'm perfectly healthy. Why should I think about long-term care? Is long-term care expensive? Doesn't Medicare cover most long-term care costs? Find the answers to these and other frequently asked questions here.

Review Date: January 16, 2013

National Institutes of Health - NIH
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Alternatives 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 professional care agencies.

Review Date: January 16, 2013

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Care Conversations

This page links to information about long term care facilities, making the transition to nursing home life, paying for long term care, and more.

Review Date: January 31, 2013

American Health Care Association

Find a Nursing Home

Allows users to easily obtain and review information, which can help them make educated decisions about nursing homes. This web site has the most recent information from state inspections of every Medicare- and Medicaid-certified nursing home, as well as location, size and ownership.

Review Date: October 07, 2014

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Nursing Homes: Making the Right Choice

There are many long-term care choices. Find answers to questions that might arise as you look for the best place for you or your relative to live.

Review Date: October 30, 2014

NIH National Institute on Aging Information Center

What Makes PACE Different?

The Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) model is centered around the belief that it is better for the well-being of seniors with chronic care needs to be served in the community whenever possible. Find out if one of the 61 PACE Programs is located in your area.

Review Date: November 05, 2012

National PACE Association