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Advance care planning

Choosing a Nursing Home

If you're considering nursing homes or assisted living facilities, read about things to consider and questions to ask.
Older woman in a nursing home with a care provider's hand on her shoulder

Getting Your Affairs in Order

Get organized before a medical emergency! Use this list to get your legal and financial papers in order, and learn about advance directives, wills, and trusts.
Older man getting help filling out legal and financial paperwork

Paying for Care

How do people pay for long-term care? Learn about payment sources, including government programs, long-term care insurance, and other financing options.
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Planning for Long-Term Care

Long-term care could mean staying in your home—aging in place—or considering a nursing home, other facility, or hospice care. Learn how you can be prepared.
Older man writing down long term care plans

What Is a Geriatric Care Manager?

A geriatric care manager can help you and your family identify caregiving needs and ways to meet them. Learn about the services they provide, and questions to ask during an interview.
Caregiver holding an older woman's hands.

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.
Professional caregiver helping an older woman using a walker

What Is Respite Care?

Respite care can provide relief for family caregivers. Learn about how respite care could help your family, and find resources to connect with services.
Older man with a cane walking with his caregiver from the grocery store