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Finding Long-Term Care for a Person with Alzheimer's


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  • Website: National Institute on Aging
  • Resource type: General web page

Summary - The message of this resource is:

If you are the caregiver of a person with Alzheimer’s Disease, consider using this resource to help you decide which long term care home would be the best option. Information is given for residential care options, steps on gathering information and common questions to ask each facility.


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Keywords

social support, informed decisions, group homes, nursing homes


How was this rated?

Step 1 - Evidence-based

Is this information reliable, based on scientific research?


Step 2 - Transparency

Is it clear who developed the resource and how?


Step 3 - Usability

Is the information easy to understand and easy to use?


Rated on: 1/23/2019 12:34:13 PM

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