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Home and transitional care 

Patients often need additional care when they return home after surgery or during treatment periods. There are a number of resources available to help patients and caregivers understand the options for home and transitional care.

Learn about home and transitional care 

Home Health Care

Information

Home Care for Cancer Patients (National Cancer Institute)

Medicare and home health care (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services)

Questions to ask Home Health Care Providers (Eldercare Locator)

Finding home health care

Medicare Home Care Compare (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services)

Find help in your community (Eldercare Locator)

Find home health agencies near you (Caring.com)

Transitional Care

Transitional Care Planning (National Cancer Institute)

Nursing Home Care

Information

Nursing Home Checklist (AARP)

Your guide to choosing a nursing home (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services)

Nursing homes: Making the right choice (National Institute on Aging)

Guide to long term care for Veterans: Explore your options (Veterans Administration)

Finding nursing home care

Medicare Nursing Home Compare (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services)

Find nursing homes near you (Caring.com)