Healthy Santa Cruz County - nursing homes
- Local Help & Information: Assisted Living Facilities
The library's Community Information Database can help you find organizations in Santa Cruz County which offer help or further information about local assisted living facilities. Use this link to search the CID.
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- Local Help & Information: Senior Services
Quick list of links to organizations in Santa Cruz County providing services to seniors.
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- Find Books: Healthy Aging
Santa Cruz Public Libraries have many informative and up-to-date books about healthy aging. Click here to search the library catalog.
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- National Institute on Aging
Special features: Reproducible publications of interest to seniors (all available in Spanish); clinical trials; links to more than 250 national organizations providing help to older people. From: National Institute on Aging (NIA / NIH).
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Special features: In-depth information about more than 25 medical conditions which affect people over 55 (all available in audio format; text enlargement also available. From: NIH.
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- Nursing Homes - Medicare
Special features: Residents rights; paying for care; checklist; links to Guide to Choosing a Nursing Home, a reproducible brochure from US Dept. of Health and Human Services, and Nursing Homes Compare, which offers detailed information about past performance of every Medicare and Medicaid certified nursing home in the country. From: US Dept. of Health and Human Services.
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- Nursing Homes - MedlinePlus
Special features: Insurance and legal issues; planning-ahead guidelines; tips for relatives; Spanish available. From: NLM / NIH. See also from MedlinePlus: Assisted Living and Home Care Services .
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- Health and Wellness Resource Center
Provides health-related information from more than 700 health/medical journals and hundreds of pamphlets (many with full text), 2,200 magazines, and various reference sources.
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