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What is Long-Term Care?

What is Long-Term Care? Long-term care refers to any program that offers assistance accomplishing every day activities. These activities, known as activities of daily living or “ADLs,” can become...

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What is Assisted Living?

What is Assisted Living? Assisted living is a living situation created for those who are able to maintain much of their independence but still need some assistance with activities of daily living (also known...

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What is a Skilled Nursing Facility?

What is a Skilled Nursing Facility? A skilled nursing facility—or “nursing home,” as they are more commonly called—is a community created for those who need regular medical attention as well as...

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What is a LTC Ombudsman?

What Is a Long-Term Care Ombudsman? A long-term care ombudsman—also known as a LTC ombudsman or nursing ombudsman—is an individual sent on behalf of the Administration of Aging (AoA) to serve as an...

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Medicare and Medicaid

Medicaid vs. Medicare: How Do They Affect Long-Term Care Costs For those seeking long-term care options for themselves or their loved ones, one major question is likely coming up over and over again: How are...

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