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Good communication with your doctor is important. You have a right to understand everything your doctor tells you about your health. Find resources here on how best to interact with your doctor if you are deaf or hard-of-hearing.


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Date Added: 12/28/2017
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Advance care planning can be a gift you give yourself and your family. It is about doing what you can to ensure that your wishes and preferences are consistent with the health care treatment you might receive if you were unable to speak for yourself or make your own decisions. Here are some resources to get this process started.


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Date Added: 12/28/2017
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Resources for finding care in the home


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Date Added: 09/08/2016
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Medicare tool for finding a hospital


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Date Added: 07/09/2015
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This website has a vaccine quiz that will tell you which vaccines you need and then gives you a button to locate places near you where you can get your vaccines.


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Date Added: 04/23/2015
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This seven-minute video discusses the importance of asking your doctor questions.


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Date Added: 03/27/2015
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The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality website has information for patients on health care planning


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Date Added: 02/09/2015
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Medicare's website compares hospitals


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Date Added: 02/09/2015
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This YouTube video explains how to use the government's Physician Compare website


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Date Added: 02/09/2015
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Health Care resources for patients


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Date Added: 01/19/2015
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Geisinger’s Health Library offers information on more than 4,000 health and medication topics and is available to patients, families and professionals 24 hours a day.


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Date Added: 01/19/2015
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Assisted Living Federation of America. The directory on this site allows for a search of residential facilities by Zip Code or State and does not require personal information. This is not a government website.


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Date Added: 01/05/2015
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Home Health Care Compare. Government site helps find home health care providers. Includes skilled nursing care, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, medical social services and home health aide services.


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Date Added: 01/05/2015
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Nursing Home Compare has detailed information about Medicare and Medicaid-certified nursing homes. This is a government site.


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Date Added: 01/05/2015
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This guide is a practical tool to help you care for your parent(s). You’ll find information, resources, and checklists to help you get organized and find the support that you and your parents might need. No matter where you are in the continuum of caregiving — just beginning to anticipate a need, helping coordinate a big move, or taking care of your parents full-time in your home — having a good framework in which to consider your loved one’s needs will make the process easier.


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Date Added: 01/02/2015
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The Eldercare Locator is a nationwide service that connects older Americans and their caregivers with information on senior services, including Area Agencies on Aging. This is a government website.


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Date Added: 01/02/2015
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When weighing your housing choices as you age, it is important to consider your community as well as your dwelling. By selling and moving, you could live in a community that offers greater benefits and freedom. Ask yourself the questions in this article.


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Date Added: 11/04/2014
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