Short Cuts to Help, Planning and Advocacy Information
If you need help, want more information on planning, resident care or advocate for more person-centered care, the following are shortcuts to selected information and resources.
Options for Care & Caregiving
How do I find a care facility?
A Consumer Guide to Choosing a Nursing Home
How can I help my family member or friend stay in her home?
Is your aging parent’s home safe?
Eldercare Locator, “Resources that enable older persons to live independently in their communities.”
How can I help my parents from my home far away?
So Far Away: Twenty Questions for Long Distance Caregivers
How do I initiate a conversation about long term care?
Advance Preparation: Having the Conversation About Long Term Care
How do I ensure I get the care I want if I can’t make the decision for myself?
My Personal Directions for Quality Living
Making the decision to move before you need to: Hoffman’s choose to move into retirement home (film clip)
Improving Resident Care
How can I ensure a nursing home resident gets the best plan for care?
Assessment and Care Planning
Where can I get help with a nursing home problem?
National Long Term Care Ombudsman Resource Center
Why is a consistent caregiver so important in a resident-centered home?
Improving Consistent Assignment
Advocating for Culture Change
How do I get involved and learn more about long term care?
Consumer Education: For Residents, Families and Friends of Residents
How can I make a difference in the quality of assisted living?
The Consumer Consortium on Assisted Living
How can I help improve the quality of life for residents and staff?
Advancing Excellence in America’s Nursing Homes