Long-Term Support Options Counseling: Decision Support in Aging and Disability Resource Centers

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Article Publication Date: 
1/1/2007
Summary: 
This paper presents the perspective that options counseling is a pivotal function of Aging and Disability Resource Centers (ADRCs) and its essential elements are counseling and decision support. The diverse array of definitions currently in use runs the risk of diminishing the importance of options counseling, which is a key function of a comprehensive long-term care system.
Article Author: 
National Association of State Units on Aging
Populations: 
Aging/Older Adults
Sources: 
ILRU; NASUAD
Keywords: 
Long-Term Care
long-term support; options counseling; aging; seniors; people with disabilities; ADRCs; choices education;

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