Assisted Living And Long Term Care Information Resources

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AARP Long Term Care Insurance Article
This fact sheet briefly describes the characteristics and costs of private long-term care insurance policies and the tax consequences resulting from recent legislative and regulatory changes.
Call 211
2-1-1 is the national abbreviated dialing code for free access to health and human services information and referral (I&R). 2-1-1 is an easy-to-remember and universally recognizable number that makes a critical connection between individuals and families in need and the appropriate community-based organizations and government agencies. 2-1-1 makes it possible for people in need to navigate the complex and ever-growing maze of human services’ agencies and programs. By making services easier to access, 2-1-1 encourages prevention and fosters self-sufficiency.
www.211.org/
National Adult Day Services Association -NADSA
The National Adult Day Services Association (NADSA) is the only organization that provides a focal point for adult day services at the national level.
www.nadsa.org/
National Council for the Aging’s National Institute of Adult Day Care Centers
Adult day care centers in Texas.
www.ncoa.org/
New Lifestyles Online
Resource for senior living and care options.
newlifestyles.com/
Nursing Home Abuse and Nursing Home Neglect Informational Resource
After discovering that Ms. Rosen’s own mother had been mistreated in a nursing home, she became an advocate for everybody who has a family member in a nursing home.
www.marianrosen.com/ 
MyZiva.Net
The Complete Nursing Home Guide – A completely free resource for healthcare professionals, caregivers and prospective residents and their loved ones to find, evaluate and compare Nursing Homes across the nation.
www.myziva.net
Texas Advocates for Nursing Home Residents
A non-profit, volunteer organization advocating improvement in the quality of life and care of Texas nursing home Residents.
Texas Association of Homes and Services for the Aging – TAHSA
Membership association of nonprofit long term care providers that serve older people within a continuum of care and services designed to meet the needs of the whole person.
Texas Non-Profit Hospice Alliance
An organization of independently owned hospices dedicated to providing quality end-of-life hospice care.
www.tnpha.org
AARP Life Answers
Links to multiple topics.
Ombudsmen
Tarrant County Ombudsmen Program 
Office of the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman
The Texas Ombudsman Program advocates for quality of life and care for residents in nursing homes and assisted living facilities. Resource page for locating local ombudsman…
Lists an 800 number to call.