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We promote and support planning for long term care. The links below will direct you to sites we believe are useful and informational eldercare resources. Our Guide to Long Term Care Planning also covers many eldercare and long term care planning topics.

All aging people, regardless of current health, should have a long term care plan. This includes (1) A knowledge of eldercare issues (2) Preparation and proper funding, and (3) Using long term care professionals. Failure to effectively plan for long term care can lead to the greatest crisis an older person will ever face.

National Associations
1. American Association of Retired People
2. Alzheimer Society - Long-term Care
3. American Cancer Society
4. American College of Health Care Administrators
5. American Federation of the Blind
6. American Health Care Association (AHCA)
7. American Heart Association
8. Assisted Living Federation of America (ALFA)
9. California Association of Homes and Services for the Aging
10. Council for Disability Awareness
11. Hospice Association of America
12. Meals on Wheels
13. National Council for Certified Dementia Practitioners
14. National Association For Continence
15. National Association for Home Care
16. National Association of Area Agencies on Aging
17. National Association of Directors of Nursing Administration in Long Term Care
18. National Family Caregivers Association
19. National Oganization for Empowering Caregivers
20. RetirementLifeToday.com
21. Senior Consulting, LLC
22. The Gerontological Society of America
23. The Viatical and Life Settlement Association of America

Regional or State Associations
1. Alaska Long Term Care Ombudsman
2. Arizona Health Care Association (AHCA)
3. Arkansas Long Term Care Ombudsman Program
4. California Association of Long Term Care Medicine (CALTCM)
5. Colorado Health Care Association
6. Connecticut Association of Health Care Facilities, Inc. (CAHCF)
7. Delaware Healthcare Facilities Associationo (DHCFA)
8. Georgia Health Care Association
9. Health Care Association of Hawaii
10. Idaho Health Care Association
11. Illinois Department on Aging
12. Indiana Health Care Association
13. Iowa Health Care Association (IHCA) and Iowa Center for Assisted Living (ICAL)
14. Kansas Long-Term Care Ombudsman
15. Kentucky Association of Health Care Facilities
16. Louisiana State Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program
17. Maine Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program
18. Health Facilities Association of Maryland
19. Massachusetts Senior Care Foundation
20. Health Care Association of Michigan (HCAM)
21. Aging Services of Minnesota
22. Mississippi Department of Human Services, Division of Aging and Adult Services
23. Missouri Health Care Association
24. Montana Health Care Association
25. Nebraska Health Care Association (NHCA)
26. Nevada Health Care Association
27. New Hampshire Health Care Association (NHHCA)
28. Health Care Association of New Jersey (HCANJ)
29. New Mexico Health Care Association (NMHCA)
30. New York State Health Facilities Association (NYSHFA)
31. North Carolina Association, Long Term Care Facilities
32. North Dakota Long Term Care Association
33. Ohio Health Care Association
34. Oklahoma State Board of Examiners for Long Term Care Administrators (OSBELTCA)
35. Oregon Health Care Association
36. Pennsylvania Health Care Association
37. Rhode Island Health Care Association (RIHCA)
38. South Carolina Government Aging Site
39. South Dakota Health Care Association (SDHCA)
40. Tennessee Health Care Association
41. Texas Health Care Association
42. Utah Health Care Association
43. Vermont Health Care Association
44. Virginia Health Care Association
45. The Washington Health Care Association (WHCA)
46. West Virginia Health Care Association
47. Wisconsin Board on Aging and Long Term Care
48. WYOMING SENIOR CITIZENS, INC. (WCSI)

Government and Private Organizations
1. Americans for LTC Security
2. Center for LTC Financing
3. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
4. Family Caregiver Alliance
5. Global Aging
6. USA.gov Senior Citizens Resources
7. Hospice Foundation of America
8. Mental Health and Aging
9. Medicare Rights Center
10. National Council On Aging
11. National Institute on Aging
12. National Institutes of Health--Pubmed
13. National Osteoporosis Foundation
14. Long Term Care Partnership Program
15. National Senior Citizens Law Center
16. Research Into Ageing
17. Senior Citizens League
18. SPRY Foundation
19. US Department of Health & Human Services (HHS)