Long-Term Care

Frequently Asked Questions

24. Are there professionals who can help me find the right kind of long-term care?

It can be difficult to find the right kind of long-term care services, but there are sources you can turn to for help with this task. For example, geriatric care managers are professionals, usually nurses or social workers, who help people with their long-term care needs. They can assess a person's needs, develop a plan of care, and identify and coordinate whatever services are needed. Contact the Eldercare Locator at 800-677-1116 or visit http://www.eldercare.gov for more information.