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Choosing a Long-Term Care Facility

Information about types of facilities and how to choose one that is appropriate for your needs.

Community-Based Care - Seniors

Information about Oregon's community-based care facilities, including Adult Day Care Services, Adult Foster Care, Assisted Living Facilities, Residential Care Facilities, and Nursing Facilities.

Do You Need Help in Your Home?

Seniors and people with physical disabilities can receive services while living in their own homes. This document provides tips about preparing for an in-home care assessment and explains the steps of being evaluated for eligibility for this program.

Eldercare Locator

The Eldercare Locator assists in finding local agencies in every U.S. community that can help older persons and their families access home and community-based services like transportation, meals, home care, and caregiver support services.

Find and Compare Nursing Homes

Find and compare Medicaid and Medicare-certified nursing homes, and learn about alternatives. Includes a guide to choosing a nursing home, information on payment, patient rights, and a nursing home checklist.

Help in Your Home

Seniors and people with physical disabilities can receive services while living in their own homes. These services include personal assistance, nursing tasks and help with housekeeping. Home-delivered meals can also be arranged. Medicaid may be able to pay for some of these services for eligible individuals.

Oregon Aging & People with Disabilities Services - Local Offices

Links to local offices for DHS Self-Sufficiency, DHS Child Welfare, County Developmental Disability Programs, DHS Aging and People with Disabilities and Area Agency on Aging, and Vocational Rehabilitation.

Oregon Long-Term Care Ombudsman

The Office of the Long-Term Care Ombudsman investigates and resolves complaints made by or on behalf of residents of nursing facilities, adult foster care homes, residential care facilities, or assisted living facilities.

Programs and Services for Seniors & Persons with Disabilities - Oregon DHS

Programs and services available to assist senior and people with disabilities, including: Alzheimer's Resources, For Family Caregivers, Community-Based Care, Help in Your Home, Spousal Impoverishment Law, Estate Administration Program, Elder Abuse Investigation, Elder Financial Exploitation, Financial and Medical Assistance.

Senior Law Project

The Senior Law Project (SLP) is a volunteer lawyer program that is operated by Legal Aid Services of Oregon in the Portland metro area. SLP attorneys help clients with civil legal issues.

Choosing a Long-Term Care Facility

Information about types of facilities and how to choose one that is appropriate for your needs.

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