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AARP (Online Resources)

A consumer organization for people 50 years and older. Provides online information about issues related to aging, including:
- Long-term care and retirement
- Financial and legal information
- Resources on family caregiving
- Internet resources on aging

National Association for Home Care and Hospice (NAHC)

Online Agency Locator helps consumers to find and choose a home care provider in their state and local area to match their specific needs. Database consists of NAHC members, more than 20,000 home care and hospice agencies.

LeadingAge

Offers an online Homes and Services Directory which includes:
- Adult day services
- Home health care
- Senior housing
- Assisted living facilities
- Continuing care retirement communities
- Nursing homes

Hospice Foundation of America

Provides information about end-of-life care. Its website includes a Locate a Hospice search which allows the user to search for hospice and palliative care programs, and a Caregiver's Corner that offers publications and tips on caregiving for persons near the end-of-life.

Consumer Consortium on Assisted Living (CCAL)

Online resource provides consumers with information, industry updates, research, and links to other assisted living resources as well as a message board to submit questions and concerns for personalized assistance.

Caring.com

Information and support for caregivers as they care for aging parents, spouses, and other loved ones 50+. They provide articles, helpful tools, a comprehensive local directory of caregiving services, and the collective wisdom of an involved community. Caring.com's content includes advice from a team of more than 50 trusted leaders in geriatric medicine, law, finance, housing, and other key areas of healthcare and eldercare.

Assisted Living INFO

Online guide for selecting an assisted living facility, retirement community, or other personal care facility.

American Seniors Housing Association (ASHA)

An online search for housing providers (both for-profit and non-profit operators), including:
- Senior apartments
- Independent living communities
- Assisted living residences
- Continuing care retirement communities

WorkLife Law (WLL)

WorkLife Law operates a hotline which provides legal assistance to caregivers who encounter discrimination in the workplace due to their family responsibilities. Services include:
- Legal advice/assistance
- Advocacy
- Attorney referrals

The National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care (formerly NCCNHR)

Offers consumers, families and advocates resources and information on long-term care including; an overview of each state's nursing home system and licensing agencies, and a consumer's guide to choosing a nursing home.

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