Long Term Care
I had to wait 110 years to become famous. I wanted to enjoy it as long as possible - Jeanne Louise Calment (1875-1997)
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Time is short. We might as well laugh...
Even though I don’t speak European, I think I’m kind of like one. Here are the reasons in no particular order:
- I have a small refrigerator and no ice maker.
- My TV is 11 by 13 (inches not feet). Or maybe I should say centimeters not meters but I’m not sure how big those are.
- I like things that are old and dusty. By this I mean every thing I own.
- My car is a Toyota, which I'm pretty sure is a European brand.
- I live in a flat or maybe a pied a terre.
- I go to the market at least once a day.
- I listen to Edith Piaf on Pandora. And Andrea Bocelli. Even when they sing in European.
Time is short. We might as well laugh.
Provides families and health professionals with details of the care options available in the USA, as well as offering support, needs assessment, and product sales.
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Founded in 2000, BETTERCARING is the longest-standing residential and nursing care home internet search site 100% focused on the needs of those looking for residential care and for those who are providing these services.
SeniorLiving.org began out the frustration of being a remote caregiver for a family member in need. After my father's first stroke and just before his discharge from the hospital, I needed to find care with in 24 hours. Searching dozens of websites, each listing only a few “paid” senior care options, was a hardship that I hope no care giver ever has to experience. After that, I decided that someone had to build a senior web site that puts seniors before profits.
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Age UK aims to improve later life for everyone through our information and advice, services, campaigns, products, training and research.
AHCA/NCAL's over 14,000-strong membership is a powerful advocacy force for the long term and post-acute care profession. We're dedicated to giving care providers the information they need to advocate both on Capitol Hill and in their statehouses.
ALTCP.org's mission is to raise awareness and promote self-education on the need to plan for long term care. With this knowledge, Americans will be able to properly prepare for the financial and emotional burden that long term care may place on their families. Moreover, with planning advice from experts, individuals can discover products and services suitable for their retirement planning needs.
I Advance Senior Care is the industry-leading source for practical, in-depth, business-building, and resident care information for owners, executives, administrators, and directors of nursing at assisted living communities, nursing homes, post-acute facilities, and continuing care retirement communities.
No one wants to think about needing aging services. But, the truth is, the best way to assure you receive the quality you deserve is to plan in advance. This section helps you understand how to find resources in your community and what insurance might cover.
National Care Association represents the interests of providers caring for elderly people, people with Dementia, people with learning disabilities, the physically handicapped, the mentally ill, children and domiciliary care agencies.
The Consumer Voice envisions a world in which all consumers of long-term care, services and supports are treated with respect and dignity and have a wide range of affordable, quality options across all settings. These options will make it possible for individuals to receive care and services in the location and manner of their choice and to attain a high quality of life.
The National Council on Aging is a nonprofit organization with a national network of more than 14,000 organizations and leaders. Our members include senior centers, area agencies on aging, adult day service centers, faith-based service organizations, senior housing facilities, employment services, consumer groups, and leaders from academia, business, and labor.
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