Virginia’s No Wrong Door (NWD) is a statewide public/private partnership with a comprehensive governance structure to ensure decisions made about policy, technology development and resource allocation, are based on a shared vision and benefit the public and private sectors, equally.
The Administration for Community Living, an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, brings together the efforts of the Administration on Aging, the Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, and the HHS Office on Disability to serve as the Federal agency responsible for increasing access to community supports, while focusing attention and resources on the unique needs of older Americans and people with disabilities across the lifespan. http://www.hhs.gov/acl/
Where should you start? Having a conversation about long term care planning can be overwhelming. With so much to cover it can be easier to retreat instead of moving forward with the discussion. This article will help you with topics to cover and questions to ask.