Web Resources

A checklist we have compiled of things to consider when evaluating Nursing Homes. This helps you think through questions about residential life, living spaces, staff, lounges, bedrooms/bathrooms, food, safety, and care.
A guide compiled by the Alzheimer's Association about what to look for when doing a site visit. This talks about how to evaluate your first impressions, what to look for as you walk the hallways and peek into residents' rooms, and how to ask about recreation, therapy, and dining options.
A website containing a variety of long-term care resource and information published by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Official U.S. government website for Medicare information. You can apply for benefits, find program information, and search for care providers accepting Medicare.

To learn more about what is covered by Medicare, click here.

Consolidated source for Federal policy and program information on Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program and the Basic Health Program.
California’s health insurance marketplace, managed by the State of California. You can find out whether you qualify for free or low-cost health insurance, including Medi-Cal, and compare a range of health plans and choose the right one for you.
A nonprofit, advocacy organization that provides long-term care resource and information on consumer rights and remedies under the law.
A nonprofit, nonpartisan organization offering membership to individuals who are age 50+ that provides discount to a wide range of products, travel, and services.
Contact information for San Francisco Bay Area Peninsula Resources (compiled by Stanford Hospital).
Collection of resources recommended by the CDC.
The National Council on Aging (NCOA) is the nation’s leading nonprofit service and advocacy organization representing older adults and the community organizations that serve them.