Nursing Homes Directory

Nursing Homes and Skilled Nursing Facilities

Skilled Nursing Facilities, more commonly known as nursing homes, are a healthcare option for seniors that are in need of constant medical attention. Nursing homes provide the skilled nursing care, appropriate medical monitoring and assistance with activities of daily living that many elderly persons require as they age and suffer various health setbacks.

How to Find the Best Nursing Home in Your State

You can educate yourself about the options for senior care by researching the subject on the internet and also by visiting local nursing facilities and asking lots of questions. Understanding the needs of your loved one and the various services provided is critical to selecting the best nursing home. Start with your loved one's doctor. Ask for suggestions about what is needed and where to begin the search.

In addition, there are many qualified referral services that will aid in the search for the best nursing home for your loved one.

Many services are offered by these nursing home or elder care placement services, including:

1) Helping to Determine if a nursing home is the best choice
2) Determining the level of care needed
3) Locating the home or facility best suited to the needs of your loved one
4) Negotiating the lowest possible price for your family
5) Providing help with planning to cover the financial demands of a nursing home, so that available resources can be used wisely.
6) Helping you to consider the licensing status of available nursing homes, and understanding any violations or citations they may have from governing agencies
6) Ensuring that the facility you choose is able to handle all the needs of your loves ones

Placement agencies will be pleased to help you sort through the nursing homes options and make the best choice for your loved one. They are experts in this field, and they are happy to share the knowledge they've gathered. Instead of charging a fee to the families, most placement or referral agencies are paid by the nursing homes. Because of this, they are able to provide their services free of charge to the resident and their family.

Our goal for this Nursing Homes Directory is to assist you in finding the best, affordable skilled nursing homes.

Please select a State to view the Directory of Nursing Homes:

Alabama Alaska Arizona
Arkansas California Colorado
Connecticut DC Delaware
Florida Georgia Hawaii
Idaho Illinois Indiana
Iowa Kansas Kentucky
Louisiana Maine Maryland
Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota
Mississippi Missouri Montana
Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire
New Jersey New Mexico New York
North Carolina North Dakota Ohio
Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania
Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota
Tennessee Texas Utah
Vermont Virginia Washington
West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming


Costs of Nursing Homes

You'll want to learn as much as possible about the cost of nursing homes in {state}. Each time you visit a nursing home facility, you will get closer to determining the actual needs of your loved one and which nursing home can best meet those needs.

Below, we have provided a link to a site that gives the cost of Nursing Homes across the country.

Cost of Nursing Homes

Other Types of Senior Living Options:

Understanding all the options for assisted care is important in making the best choice. Some of the other options that may be available include: