Helping people make better long-term-care decisions

Robert L. Kane, Krista Boston, Mary Chilvers

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Abstract

Purpose: The purpose of this article is to describe an innovative online system to support long-term-care decision making. Design and Methods: The Long-Term Care Choices tool is a web-based system that uses expert opinion and structures decision making. Results: The system has been well accepted, and most users find it easy to use. Implications: Other states could adopt similar systems to help people navigate the long-term-care system.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)244-247
Number of pages4
JournalGerontologist
Volume47
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 2007

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
This work was supported by Aging and Disability Resource Center Real Choices Systems Change Grant 11-C-91940/5-01 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and grant no. 90AM2757 from the Administration on Aging.

Funding Information:
portal that would support various aspects of long-term care and aging assistance. This work was supported by an Aging and Disability Resource Center Real Choices Systems Change grant from U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the Administration on Aging.

Keywords

  • ADRC projects
  • Decision making
  • Expert opinion
  • Long-term care
  • World Wide Web

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