Useful Links for Consumers
Long Term Care Living (A Consumer Guide)
An extensive guide to planning, preparing, and paying for long term care – for yourself or for a loved one. LongTermCareLiving.com provides consumers with needed information nursing homes, assisted living/residential care, and other types of long term care.
Selecting a Nursing Home in New York State
A Guide for Consumers
National Clearinghouse for Long Term Care Information
The National Clearinghouse of Long Term Care Information website provides comprehensive information about long term care planning, services and financing options, along with tools to help people begin the planning process.
Administration on Aging: Elders and Families
The Administration on Aging web page for Elders and Families assists older persons and their caregivers with information and resources on aging-related topics.
Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services website for Medicare and Medicaid.
The official U.S. Government site for people with Medicare.
Nursing Home Compare
Medicare’s site for detailed information about the performance of every Medicare and Medicaid certified nursing home in the country.
Social Security Administration
The official website for information on Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits.
The official U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs website with information on the programs and services offered by the U.S. Veterans Administration.