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A Place for Mom

We are a free referral service helping families find nursing homes, assisted living, Alzheimer's care, retirement communities, and home care.

AARP Reverse Mortgages
AARP has excellent tools and guides to Reverse Mortgages.


American Seniors' Housing Association
A basic guide to housing options.


Benchmark Assisted Living
Answers to "What is assisted living?", "Where is assisted living" and "How much is assisted living?"


Best Places to Live
Complete a questionnaire to identify cities that meet your preferences.


CARF (Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities)
Provides a database of facilities accredited by this non-profit organization.


CNNMoney.com: Best Places to Live
Provides information on the best places to live, according to Money Magazine's annual survey.


Extended Care Information Network (ECIN)
This easily searchable database contains over 85,000 extended care facilities located nationwide.


Gay & Lesbian Association of Retiring Persons, Inc.
This organization promotes the development of gay communities. Its site lists communities currently under development throughout the U.S.


Homemods.org
A resource created by the University of Southern California for locating home repair and safety modification services.


Homes & Communities (U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development)
Provides links to government information on housing topics, including buying and selling a home and obtaining subsidized housing. Includes population-specific topics as well.


New Lifestyles Online
Provides a free database for locating housing options.


Ocean Residences
This company offers luxury ocean residences for sale and rent.


Reverse Mortgages (Federal Trade Commission)
Provides excellent information on reverse mortgages and includes links to additional resources on the subject.


Senior HousingNet®
A comprehensive commercial site providing information on and listings for a wide range of housing options. (Note: Includes paid ads.)


Sperling's Best Places
Provides detailed data on cities, including statistics on crime, housing, cost of living, economy, and education. (Note: Includes paid ads.)


Subsidized Apartment Search
"The housing choice voucher program is the federal government's major program for assisting very low-income families, the elderly, and the disabled to afford decent, safe, and sanitary housing in the private market." This site provides a searchable database of subsidized housing units, also known as Section 8 housing. Search by location (state, county, city), housing type, and number of bedrooms. From the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).


TimesShares.com
Offers timeshare getaways and other vacation options.


TUG: The Timeshare User's Group
Provides information on the timeshare industry. Includes reviews and ratings of timeshare resorts. (Note: Includes paid ads.)