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Welcome to the National Care Planning Council's

Guide to Long Term Care Planning

We are happy to share this free, noncommercial resource with you and hope it will help you with your long term care planning needs. Below are 35 in-depth chapters, totaling over 700 printable pages, from 8 experts covering all areas of long-term care planning, or as it's more commonly called, elder care planning.

Understanding Long Term Care

1. About Long Term Care

2. About Caregiving

3. About Long Term Care at Home

4. About Home Telehealth

5. Adult Day Care Services

6. Aging Communities with Personal Needs Support

7. Assisted Living

8. Nursing Homes

9. About Hospice Care

10. About Telehospice Care

11. About Medicare

12. About Medicaid Long Term Care

13. About Veterans Long Term Care Benefits

14. Area Agencies on Aging

15. Dealing With Depression in the Elderly Population

16. Aging and the Attitude of Healthcare Providers

17. The Hidden Secret of Abuse

18. About Assistive Technology and Remote Monitoring

Planning for Long Term Care

1. The Need for Long Term Care Planning

2. The Process of Long Term Care Planning

3. Knowing Who to Contact for Help

4. Paying the Cost of Care

5. Understanding Long Term Care Insurance

6. Wills, Trusts, Powers of Attorney and Loss of Capacity

7. Medicaid Planning

8. Life Insurance As a Planning Tool beyond a Simple Death Benefit

9. Using a Reverse Mortgage for Successful Aging

10. Using a Care Manager

11. The Caregiver's Handbook

12. Medicare Advantage Plans and Supplement Insurance

13. Elder and Family Mediation Services

14. Using Professional Home Care Services

15. Senior Citizen Centers

16. Using End-of-Life Services

17. Funeral Trusts - The Great Debate

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Thomas Day,
Editor, National Care Planning Council