From our family to yours: long term care help & choices in your state and city

seniors older americans

Long term care information, directories and costs. Medicare and Medicaid for someone you love.

New: Continuing Care Retirement Commuinities (CCRCs)
Look up costs in your state or city.

Nursing HomesNursing Home Directory & Guide for each state, and major cities in each state

Also: A small selection of articles from families with loved-ones in nursing homes. Read about suggestions on what to look for and how to help a family member in a skilled nursing facility.

Continuing Care Retirement Communities Continuing Care Retirement Communities, CCRCs, life care communities guides for forty-three different states, and major cities.

According to the Administration on Aging (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services), a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) " a community living arrangement, typically on a single campus, that provides housing, health care, and social services, usually for older people. CCRCs offer different levels of care ranging from independent housing to nursing home care.

Home Health careHome Health Care, Nursing Agencies for each state, and major cities in each state.

The National Association for Home Care & Hospice describes these services as "delivered at home to recovering, disabled, chronically or terminally ill persons in need of medical, nursing, social, or therapeutic treatment and/or assistance with the essential activities of daily living.

Assisted LivingAssisted Living Directory & Guide for each state, and major cities in each state.

Depending on your state, these facilities might be called personal care homes, Boarding Homes, residential living, Congregate Assisted Living or Group Assisted Living

Long Term CareLong Term Care

A consumer's guide to non-commercial web sites and publications that provide help about Long Term Care Planning
•Plain talk information about LTACH, Long Term Acute Care Hospitals: Long Term Acute Care Hospitals - LTACH

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This site was created from our personal experience with nursing home, assisted living, home health care and long term care as our parents and friends became patients and residents. We are not health care professionals. Nor are we experts on aging. We are simply a family who has "been there and done that" with parents, aunts and uncles.

We are researchers, reviewers, editors and deciders with eleven years experience. Our directories and guides are assembled from public data supplied by governmental health and aging departments on both the federal and state level.
Our business name is Dibbern & Dibbern, Ltd. We have been web site professionals since 1995.

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