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What is Long Term Care?

What is Long Term Care? Long-term care is a range of services and supports you may need to meet your personal care needs. Most long-term care is not...

What is an Intermediate Care Facility?

Intermediate Care Facilities for Individuals with Intellectual Disability (ICF/ID) Intermediate Care Facilities for individuals with Intellectual...
Author: ante

What is Private Duty/ Home Care?

Private Duty home care organizations provide broad range of services from medical and nursing care to bill paying and transportation services. Their...
Author: sganter

Your Body Is Your Kingdom! Know these sources for Nutrition Information!

Elder/ Senior Nutrition Facts and Tips: Nutrition Services Incentive Program (NSIP) USDA. Food and Nutrition Service. Find information and resources...
Author: steve

Durable medical equipment (DME) coverage - What's covered by Medicare?

  Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance) covers medically necessary durable medical equipment (DME) that your doctor prescribes for use in your home....

Each year, millions of older people—those 65 and older—fall.

Fall Prevention Products For The Elderly  Fall prevention products for the elderly can provide seniors with a safety net in situations where they are...
Author: steve