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The American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging
http://www.aahsa.org
Read consumer information, fact sheets on aging services, and updates on recent legislation.

Assisted Living Federation of America
http://www.alfa.org
Gather information on assisted living communities, and search for facilities near you.

Care Pathways
http://www.carepathways.com/NHx.cfm
Read about nursing homes, find one locally, and order inspection records on specific facilities.

The National Center for Assisted Living
http://www.ncal.org
Find resources, consumer information, and publications on assisted-living facilities.

National Citizenís Coalition for Nursing Home Reform
http://www.nccnhr.org
Get information on nursing home reform, and find contacts from programs such as the National Long Term Care Ombudsman Resource Center (202-332-2275).

Nursing Home Compare
http://www.medicare.gov/NHCompare/home.asp
Learn about the past performance of every Medicare- and Medicaid-certified nursing home in the country.

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