Advocacy in Nursing Homes


Consumer Voice - NHs: Getting Quality Care

NY State DOH: Complaints about Nursing Home Care

Role of a Patient Advocate (in hospital)


Clinical Information


Clinical Resources by Condition

FCA - Making End-of-Life Decisions

Mayo Clinic - Conditions and Diseases

MedlinePlus - Health Videos (by Disease/Condition)

NIH - Clear Health Information (by Disease/Condition)

Person-Centered Care: Questions for NHs  

Understanding Elder Care TERMS


Dementia Care


Alzheimer’s Association

Article: Embracing the Complexities of Dementia Support

The Eden Alternative

The Green House Project - Best Care


Finding a Nursing Home


Compare - NH Search Website (Federal Gov’t)

NH Checklist (Federal Gov’t)

Finding a NH in NY  (NY State DOH)

Consumer Guide: Selecting a NH (NY State DOH)


General Information



AHCA - SNF Requirements of Participation (National Assoc for For-profit NHs)

American Diabetes Association

American Heart Association

American Lung Association

CMS - Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (Fed gov't)

Leading Age (National Association for Nonprofit NHs)


Nursing Home Regulations


Federal Regulations & Surveyor Guidance for Nursing Homes

NY State Hospital Code: Minimum Standards for Nursing Homes

NY State Dept of Health - Nursing Home Information Website