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Guide to LTC Planning


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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.

1. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) ... Federal agency for Medicare & Medicaid
2. Consumer Information -- "How do I pay for Long-Term Care?"
3. Medicare Plan Choices Overview
4. Medicare
5. California Health Advocates
6. The Merck Manuals Online Medical Library
7. Medicare Interactive
8. Fischer Center for Alzheimers Research Foundation
9. Long Term Care Resources . . . Medicare