Long-Term Care

Frequently Asked Questions

2. What types of services does long-term care provide?

Long-term services can include

  • home-based services -- home health care, homemaker services, friendly visitor/companion services, and emergency response systems
  • community-based services -- adult day service programs, senior centers, transportation services, meals programs, and respite care
  • facility-based care -- adult foster care, board and care homes, assisted living facilities, nursing homes, and continuing care retirement communities.

(Watch the video to learn more about the services long term care provides. To enlarge the video, click the brackets in the lower right-hand corner. To reduce the video, press the Escape (Esc) button on your keyboard.)

Watch another video about the basics of long-term care at www.LongTermCare.gov