Trustworthy organizations provide information and many types of assistance. Some serve people at assorted points and locations on the continuum of care, and some are oriented to specific niches.

Avoid waiting until the time of need to learn about resources and how things work.

American demographics foretell more and more older people over time; people need help in old age. Some groups advocate to impact investment in the necessary infrastructure that will be needed at the state and national level.

Many organizations advocate on behalf of and with people that are impaired or vulnerable, and those who are abused, neglected, and exploited.

Planning Ahead

Transitions and Continuum of Care Options

Village Movement and Aging in Place

Choosing a Nursing Home

Choosing Another Type of Facility

Complaints, Regulations, and Regulatory Enforcement

Other Resources