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How To Choose A Nursing Home Guides:

Consumer Voice   

Center for Medicaid Services (CMS)

NYS Department of Health Your Rights in A Nursing Home

Take It On For Mom’s Smart Consumers Guide to Choosing A Nursing Home

Selecting a Nursing Home

20 Common Nursing Home Problems

Video Resources

Dementia Village - CNN reports

Person-centered care in action. Watch & be amazed as Henry comes to life with music.


National Resources:

Advancing Excellence in America’s Nursing Homes

Almost Home

The Eden Alternative

Green House

Journal of Social Work in Long Term Care 2005  

Medicare.gov Nursing Home Compare

The National Consumer Voice for Long-Term Quality Care

Pioneer Network


State and Local Resources:

Alzheimers Association (Rochester Chapter)

Compassion and Support at the End of Life



Long-Term Care Community Coalition

Monroe County Office for the Aging

New York State Caregiving and Respite Coalition

PRIDE (Elder Respect)


Suggested Reading:

Baker, Beth, Old Age in a New Age

Farrell, David, Cathy Brady and Barbara Frank,  Meeting the Leadership Challenge in Long-Term Care: What You Do Matters

Genovese, Lisa, Still Alice

Lustbader, Wendy, Counting on Kindness

Lustbader, Wendy, Life Gets Better: The Unexpected Pleasures of Growing Older

Power, Dr. Al, Dementia Beyond Drugs

Thomas, Dr. Bill, Life Worth Living

Thomas, Dr. Bill, What are Old People for?



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