Assisted living and nursing homes Different Care Settings at the End of Life There’s no right place to die. Caregivers should consider the best option for their situation: home, hospital, nursing home, or another place. What Is Long-Term Care? It's difficult to predict how much and what type of long-term care you or your family members will need. Be prepared with this guide to long-term care. Finding Long-Term Care for a Person with Alzheimer's Looking for long-term care for someone with Alzheimer's? Learn about different facilities, questions to ask, and how to make moving day easier. When It's Time to Leave Home Has living at home become more challenging for your older family member? Learn about what to consider when helping them decide whether it's time to move. How to Choose a Nursing Home If you're considering nursing homes or assisted living facilities, read about things to consider and questions to ask. Residential Facilities, Assisted Living, and Nursing Homes Learn about facility-based long-term care services, including assisted living, nursing homes, continuing care retirement communities, and other residential facilities. Paying for Long-Term Care How do people pay for long-term care? Learn about payment sources, including government programs, long-term care insurance, and other financing options.