Kevin, Dean (father) & Alyssa (daughter) Not only as a nursing home owner/operator, but also as a concerned family member who has had to place loved ones in the care of others, I understand that navigating the continuum of long-term care can be an extremely difficult task. Below are a list of resources that I have found particularly helpful as both a business owner and as a son:
If you are looking for more information and/or resources regarding the culture change movement that is influencing long-term care settings across the country, this is the website for you.
A great site to learn more about Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. This website also provides information for families, resident advocates and interested community members on research, support and resources related to dementia care.
Representing a large number of long-term care providers in the state of Oregon, the Oregon Health Care Association offers resources, information and links that are helpful to both providers and those in need of long-term care services and settings.
Not only does this site provide useful information regarding Medicaid and Medicare programs, CMS’s site offers up-to-date facts about nursing facilities, including a useful mechanism that allows the user to actually compare and contrast facilities with regards to care and quality.
Similar to the Oregon Health Care Association, the American Health Care Association offers resources, information and links that are helpful to both providers and those in need of long-term care services and settings on a national level.
Geared toward consumers, providers and interested community members, this website offers information relevant to older adults living both in-and-out of long-term care communities.