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Tools & Resources to Help You Find Home Health Care and Private Duty Aides and Attendants for Your Elderly Loved One.

Read more in our AnswersForCare™ section About Home Health Care, its regulation, how to evaluate and choose a Home Health Care Agency or private duty assistant aide, financing, and other tips on home health care, and find Checklists of what to ask and look for in selecting a Home Health Care provider.

Then use the tools & resources linked below to help you find the right home health care agency or other home health care provider for your elderly loved one.

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Tools & Resources to Find Home Health Care and Private Duty Aides and Attendants

10 Warning Signs Your Senior Family Member May Need Help, Issued by HHS Eldercare Locator

April 30, 2013 Posted by Editor

The Eldercare Locator, a service of the Administration on Aging, part of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS), has issued a list of 10 Warning Signs Your Older Family Member May Need Help in the home. . . . → Read More: 10 Warning Signs Your Senior Family Member May Need Help, Issued by HHS Eldercare Locator

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New Resources to Help Seniors & Those With Disabilities Stay Independent Provided under Affordable Care Act

September 23, 2012 Posted by Editor

Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) Kathleen Sebelius announced that $12.5 million in awards funded by the Affordable Care Act and the Older Americans Act will be made to local Aging and Disability Resource Centers (ADRCs) to help . . . → Read More: New Resources to Help Seniors & Those With Disabilities Stay Independent Provided under Affordable Care Act

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New Resources on Hospital to Home Transition Featured on National Library of Medicine Site

August 29, 2012 Posted by Editor

“Many older adults do not successfully make the transition home well and end up returning to the hospital. In fact, one in five Medicare patients are readmitted to a hospital within 30 days after discharge,” according to a new . . . → Read More: New Resources on Hospital to Home Transition Featured on National Library of Medicine Site

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Medicare Announces Inclusion of Patient Survey Data in Home Health Compare Tool

April 22, 2012 Posted by Editor

The U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced on April 19 that the results of its ongoing survey of patients regarding their experiences with and ratings of Medicare-certified home health agencies, will now be available to consumers . . . → Read More: Medicare Announces Inclusion of Patient Survey Data in Home Health Compare Tool

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How the Administration On Aging Works at the Federal Level

December 14, 2011 Posted by Senior Editor

Gregory Bator from GracefulAging interviews Kathy Greenlee, the Assistant Secretary of Aging, at the Chicago Aging In America Conference. She explains how America’s aging network works at the Federal level, giving money to States, which in turn gives money . . . → Read More: How the Administration On Aging Works at the Federal Level

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Home Health Compare – by Medicare.gov

October 4, 2011 Posted by Editor

This important finder tool, provided by the U.S. Government, Department of Health & Human Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS), has detailed information about every Medicare-certified home health agency in the country. The data contained in this data . . . → Read More: Home Health Compare – by Medicare.gov

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Medicare Adds New Online Tools to Help Health Care Consumers

August 9, 2011 Posted by Editor

The U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), announced on Friday that they have launched new online tools for patients and caregivers to “empower consumers to make informed choices about their health care,” as well as other initiatives . . . → Read More: Medicare Adds New Online Tools to Help Health Care Consumers

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Senior Living Guide Search – for Home Health Care

November 18, 2010 Posted by Editor

SENIOR SEARCH – a Search Tool for Home Health Care, provided by SeniorLivingGuide.com, a website that provides a searchable directory of several different types of senior living facilities. Home Health Agencies can provide a wide range of services, from . . . → Read More: Senior Living Guide Search – for Home Health Care

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Find Home Health Services – VNA Search

November 16, 2010 Posted by Editor

Search tool provided by Visiting Nurse Association of America (VNA). Search tool to find home health services nationwide, provided by the Visiting Nurse Association of America, a non-profit association supporting nonprofit home health and hospice providers. View Info »

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Find Home Care and Home Health Care Providers – Search Tool from SNAPforSeniors

November 15, 2010 Posted by Editor

A search tool to Find Home Health Care providers near you, along with links to information about Home Health Care and how to choose among providers, provided by SnapForSeniors. SnapForSeniors is an information and technology company that maintains databases of senior . . . → Read More: Find Home Care and Home Health Care Providers – Search Tool from SNAPforSeniors

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ElderCare Locator

November 15, 2010 Posted by Editor

Website of U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. Useful tool to help you find care-help of many different kinds in your community — including: Senior housing options; Nursing Homes and other long-term care facilities; In-home care and . . . → Read More: ElderCare Locator

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