Planning Basics: A Guide for Developing Community Long-term Care Options

This guide has been developed by the Division of Aging and Adult Services, North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, in collaboration with the Center for Aging Research and Educational Services (CARES), Jordan Institute for Families, School of Social Work, The University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.

First Web Edition, published August 18, 2004, in Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) format.   Download free Acrobat Reader.

We appreciate your feedback. Regarding the content of the Planning Basics guide, please e-mail Steve Freedman at the NC Division of Aging and Adult Services, For comments about the web page or .pdf files, please e-mail Margaret Morse at CARES,

Continuing thanks to Julie Bell, who coordinated the development of this guide and wrote many of the chapters.