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for Seniors, Families, & Consumers

For most people, deciding their long-term care needs—or those of someone they love—can be difficult and confusing. The good news is, Pennsylvanians have a robust continuum of care available to them, ranging from nursing home care to home care. Whatever your or your loved one’s needs, there is quality care available in Pennsylvania.

The Pennsylvania Health Care Association created this section of our website to help you better understand the different levels of long-term care so that you and your family can make the best choice. Our goal is to help ensure that all Pennsylvanians receive high-quality, compassionate care in the most appropriate setting for their unique situation.

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