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Nursing Home Resources

For more information on nursing home standards of care and evaluations, contact any of the organizations listed below. Remember that knowledge is power and the more we take an active interest in the nursing homes in our community, the closer we are to preventing abuse and neglect.


Administration on Aging

State Offices on Aging Directory

National Council on Aging

American Association of Retired People (AARP)

National Citizen’s Coalition for Nursing Home Reform
(202) 332-2276

American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging
(202) 783-2242

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services: Nursing Homes Overview

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services: Nursing Home Checklist

The U.S. Administration on Aging’s Eldercare Locator

American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging

The National Center for Assisted Living

Senior Citizens Bureau and National Coalition for Elder Care Reform

Association for Protection of the Elderly

You can learn what's on the most current survey for any particular facility by accessing the Nursing Home Compare database on the web site of the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA).

Committee on Government Reform - Minority Office. U.S. House of Representatives
"Nursing Home Complaint Violation Search” allows you to search for surveys based on complaints filed by families, etc. This site naturally compliments the annual survey site as it provides a more complete picture of the activities and care provided in the facility.

United States Senate Special Committee on Aging

This key Senate Committee is responsible for investigating the state of elder care in America. The site provides a “What's New” section; committee members; jurisdiction; committee events; newsroom; legislative information; publications; sites of interest; internship information; and a fraud hotline.

Governmental reports on nursing homes/elderly care are updated regularly. The directories include: regional, organization, advisor, body & soul, living arrangements, finance and law, policy and research, archives, site map and searching. This site is intended for professionals and family members seeking information on elder care and long-term care, and includes links to information on legal, financial, medical and housing issues, as well as policy, research and statistics.


This web page has over 30 information categories through its site map including topics such as Alzheimer's disease, senior housing, elder abuse, pet information, fraud problems, genealogy, social security, care giving, books for seniors, etc. This web page explains other common problems in nursing homes; provides national statistics of nursing home abuse, and lists warning signs.

American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging

Represents not-for-profit organizations dedicated to providing high quality health care, housing and services to the nation's elderly. Its membership consists of over 5,000 not-for-profit nursing homes, continuing care retirement communities, senior housing facilities, assisted living and community services.

Health Administration Responsibility Project

HARP is a resource for patients, doctors, and attorneys seeking to establish the liability of HMOs, Managed Health Care Organizations, and Nursing Facilities for the consequences of their decisions.


This site contains information on what constitutes elder abuse, how the law applies to certain elder abuse circumstances, recent incidents of elder abuse, and where to report elder abuse crimes should you be the witness or victim of one.

Long Term Care Resources Directory

provides information regarding Medicare, Medicaid, Advance Directives, DNR, Resident Rights, Hospice, etc.

For more information on nursing home abuse, call an experienced attorney who knows the law and can give you knowledgeable advice.

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