Fact Finder: Elder Care

March 10, 2010 

Need help with an elderly parent or grandparent? Find resources for elder care and how to detemine if it is good care.

Elderly person

Elderly services in North Carolina and how you can reach them

Help for North Carolina Caregivers
Information specific to the caregivers caring for family members living in North Carolina.

Deciding where to live
A look at the different options to consider and how to talk about it.

Health

Alzheimer's disease fact sheet

Health information for older adults
Suggestions for maintaining good health and information on chronic illnesses

Senior health
Diseases and health issues for senior adults from the National Institute of Health

Statistics

Aging Population
Profile and compilation of statistics on people 65 and older in the United States. Data include breakdowns by race and ethnicity, wellness and disabilities

Older Americans Update
Latest data on the 37 key indicators of the lives of older Americans and their families.

Look it up

Long Term Care Fines & Penalties
A list of all long term care facilities in North Carolina that have been fined since January 2006. List includes county, facility name, nature of the violation, and amount of the penalty. Updated monthly.

Compare nursing homes
Find detailed information about the past performance of every Medicare and Medicaid certified nursing home in the country. Look up by name or location.

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