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Name: Alzheimer's Arkansas
Description: Alzheimer’s Arkansas primary goal is taking care of Arkansas families who are affected by Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia.
Name: Alzheimer's Association - Arkansas Chapter
Description: The Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.
Name: ARChoices in Homecare
Description: ARChoices in Homecare is a Medicaid program that includes home and community-based services for adults ages 21 through 64 with a physical disability and seniors age 65 or older. These services can offer help doing everyday activities that you may no longer be able to do for yourself like bathing, dressing, getting around your home, preparing meals, or doing household chores.
Name: Arkansas Advocates for Nursing Home Residents | AANHR
Description: AANHR is a nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting and improving the quality of care and life for Arkansas residents in long term care facilities.
Name: Arkansas Health Services Permit Agency
Description: The Health Services Permit Agency, with direction from a nine member Health Services Permit Commission, is responsible for issuing Permits of Approval (POAs) for Nursing Homes, Residential Care Facilities, Assisted Living Facilities, Home Health and Hospice Agencies, Psychiatric Residential Care Facilities and Intermediate Care Facilities for the Mentally Retarded.
Name: Arkansas Long Term Care Ombudsman Program
Description: A Long-Term Care Ombudsman advocates for residents of nursing homes and residential care facilities.
Name: Information Network of Arkansas
Description: A subscription to the Information Network of Arkansas (INA) is necessary to access the state online criminal background check system. This link takes you the start of that process.
Name: Medicaid Eligibility
Description: Medicaid reimburses health care providers for covered medical services provided to eligible needy individuals in certain categories. Eligibility is determined based on income, resources, Arkansas residency, and other requirements.
Name: Medicare.gov
Description: Federal website for information about Medicare eligibity and programs.
Name: Nursing Home Comparison Tool | Medicare.gov
Description: This tool has detailed information about every Medicare and Medicaid-certified nursing home in the country.

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