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Need help as a caregiver?

Visit www.USA.gov and www.Medicare.gov to learn about household budgets, medical benefits, and care assistance. Go to the "AARP caregiving resource center" for help and inspiring stories. Feel free to use their phone hotline or participate in their online chats.

     
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Do you take care of a person with dementia?

Watch our videos to learn about taking care of someone with dementia. Also learn how to care for yourself. Many of the videos are also available in Spanish. You can also visit the dementia care page for information about symptoms and treatment.

     
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Is your loved one in a nursing home?

There are ways for you to help us improve the quality of care in nursing homes. As the Medicare Quality Improvement Organization, we work with nursing homes in California, Ohio, Arizona, Florida, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. We are looking for people like you to share their story and to let us know how to achieve more patient-centered care. If you are interested, please contact us at nursinghomes@hsag.com.

     
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Are you looking for a nursing home?

Medicare has created a star rating program to measure the quality of U.S. nursing homes. Visit Nursing Home Compare and enter a specific name or zip code to conduct a search.

     
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Are you looking for other long term care alternatives?

A nursing home may not be the only option for long term care decisions. The Medicare website provides an overview of the alternatives as well as resources you can contact for more assistance.

     
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Care to help stop the spread of flu?

The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices provides advice to caregivers on how to prevent the spread of the flu.