Home Care Resources

  1. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/h...eservices.html

    General/Overviews

    Home and Community-Based Services (American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging) http://www.nlm.nih.gov/cgi/medlinepl...c%2Fhcbs%2Ehtm

    How to Choose a Home Care Provider (National Association for Home Care) http://www.nlm.nih.gov/cgi/medlinepl...coninfo%2Ehtml

    How to Find a Home-Care Service That's Right For You (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research) http://www.nlm.nih.gov/cgi/medlinepl...3Fid%3DHO00084

    Coping

    Aging Parents and Adult Children Together (A/PACT) (Federal Trade Commission)

    Home, Adaptive Home (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research)

    Safety For Older Consumers Home Safety Checklist (Consumer Product Safety Commission)

    Top Ten Things to Know If You're Interested in a Reverse Mortgage (Dept. of Housing and Urban Development)

    When Aging Parents Move in: Harmonious Living is Possible (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research)

    Disease Management

    Respiratory Home Health Care (American Association for Respiratory Care)

    Research

    Disabled Elderly Women Receive Less Home Care Than Men (American Medical Association)


    Specific Conditions/Aspects
    Alternatives to Nursing Home Care: Other Alternatives (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services)

    Alternatives to Nursing Home Care: Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services)

    Alternatives to Nursing Home Care: Social Health Maintenance Organizations (S/HMO) (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services)

    Choosing Long-Term Care: A Guide for Patients with Medicare (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services)

    Federally Funded Senior Housing (American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging)

    Guide to Long-Term Care Insurance (Health Insurance Association of America)

    Guide to Selecting an Adult Day Center (National Adult Day Services Association)

    Helping You Choose Quality Home Care and Hospice (Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations)

    How Do I Hire a Home Care Employee? (Administration on Aging)

    Medicare and Home Health Care (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services)

    Myth about Home Care: Assisted Living Programs Substitute for Skilled Home Care Services

    Myths about Home Care: Home Care is Only for the Homebound
    Senior Centers (Administration on Aging)

    What Should I Ask When Considering a Home Care Agency? (American Cancer Society)


    Dictionaries/Glossaries

    JAMA Patient Page: Home Health Care (American Medical Association)
    Also available in: Spanish

    Directories

    AAHCP House Call Network -locate housecall doctors/NP's

    Eldercare Locator: A Way to Find Community Assistance for Seniors (Administration on Aging)

    Home Care/Hospice Agency Locator (National Association for Home Care)

    State and Area Agencies on Aging (Administration on Aging)

    Law and Policy

    Home Health Services (Medicaid) (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services)

    Organizations

    Administration on Aging

    Also available in: Spanish
    American Academy of Home Care Physicians
    National Council on the Aging

    Statistics

    National Home and Hospice Care Survey (National Center for Health Statistics)

    Older People Living Alone (Administration on Aging)

    All links available from above website---will add direct link when time permits over next few days. Karen


    Alternatives to Nursing Home Care: Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services)

    Alternatives to Nursing Home Care: Other Alternatives

    Myths about Home Care: Home Care is Only for the Homebound

    AAHCP HOUSE CALL NETWORK: Find a house call Doc
    Last edit by NRSKarenRN on May 6, '03
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  3. by   renerian
    Wow I like that link. Thanks for posting it Karen.

    renerian

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