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