alz.org – Online information service to help with the care and planning of patients with Alzheimer’s disease.
Disease Prevention Information:
cdc.gov – What you should know and consumer updates on disease and prevention.
chapinc.org – Community health accreditation program for home health care and hospice services.
NHPCO.org – National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization provides educational information about care at the end of life.
Making the Health Care Decision:
www.thecarecommunity.com – This site is a valuable resource for families who need help in choosing placement with assisted living, home health, hospice or traditional long-term skilled nursing care.
medicare.gov – Medicare questions, rates and Nursing Home and Home Health Care Compare.
medicare.gov/caregivers – This site has information on enrollment, billing, drug plans, financial issues, finding nursing homes, AARP features and more.
Cms.hhs.gov/Medicaid/eligibility – This link helps identify eligibility and coverage.
Ahcancal.org – American Health Care Association provides information about skilled nursing and assisted living providers, state affiliations and resources for consumers.
ahcancal.org – Information about providers, state affiliations and resources for consumers.
The Oley Foundation:
www.oley.org – The Oley Foundation provides information and support to home parenteral (I.V.) and enteral (tube feeding) nutrition patients to help them live fuller lives. Click here for patient, family and clinician resources.