Adult group homes are residential care facilities where disabled adults can be cared for 24 hours a day. Group homes tend to be private homes that are located in residential areas and offer a comfortable, nonclinical env... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Group homes are out-of-home placement options for children in foster care who are unable to be placed in traditional foster homes due to significant emotional or behavioral problems, according to the California Departmen... More » Government & Politics Social Services

Opening a group home requires approval from government departments in the specified region. Group homes offer assisted living to the elderly, foster children, and people with mental or physical disabilities. Depending on... More »

Friends and family members of disabled adults can find well-reviewed facilities for their loved ones by contacting local organizations and groups that monitor the quality and reputations of group homes. Some good sources... More » Health Older Adults

Talking to workers at group homes about amenities, programs and conditions; finding out how many teens are at each home; asking teens who have stayed at the homes about their experiences; and researching the outcomes for... More » Family Teenagers

Hospice and palliative care differ primarily in setting, time of initiation, payment and eligibility requirements; hospice care typically takes place in home settings, while palliative care offers patient care in traditi... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Medicare Part A is hospital insurance that covers patient care in hospitals, nursing homes and skilled nursing facilities as well as home health services and home hospice care, reports Medicare Part B is me... More » Business & Finance Insurance Health Insurance