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On the other hand, a home care registry is an organization that helps you locate a caregiver and places one in your home on an independent contractor basis. Holidays and special occasions also are celebrated - often with a special treat created by our on-site chef. Medicare is a federal health insurance program administered by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Some Assisted Living facilities provide care to Alzheimer's residents but may be limited to those with less advanced illness.

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