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We promote and support planning for long term care. The links below will direct you to sites we believe are useful and informational eldercare resources. Our Guide to Long Term Care Planning also covers many eldercare and long term care planning topics.

All aging people, regardless of current health, should have a long term care plan. This includes (1) A knowledge of eldercare issues (2) Preparation and proper funding, and (3) Using long term care professionals. Failure to effectively plan for long term care can lead to the greatest crisis an older person will ever face.

Continuing Education for Long-Term Care Providers
1. American College of Health Care Administrators ...(Long-term care CE self study)
2. American Geriatrics Society Professional Education Program
3. Continuing Education for Health Care Professionals
4. EasyCEU ...(Continuing Ed Online Courses)
5. Institute for Caregiver Education ...(Professional development and CE for caregivers)
6. ADMA CME Direct ...(Continuing medical education for long-term care physicians)

Long-Term Care Continuing Education for CPAs
1. First Choice CE ...(On-line LTC and estate planning CE)
2. State Societies of CPAs
3. PASS Online
4. Western CPE
5. Professional Education Services
6. CPA Campus
7. CalCPA Education Foundations
8. CPA education ...Information and resources
9. Vern Hoven Tax Seminars
10. Smart Pros

Long-Term Care Continuing Education for Financial Planners
1. National Association of Personal Financial Advisors
2. IRS Offers Continuing Education Credits for Certified Financial Planners
3. Northwestern University
4. NC State University ...Office of Professional Development
5. Kaplan Continuing Education
6. College of Charleston North Campus
7. Beacon Hill Financial Educators
8. ACCE- A Center for Continuing Eduscation
9. Berkeley College - Financial Planners Certificate Program
10. College for Financial Planning

Long-Term Care Continuing Education for Insurance Agents
1. CPMI Professional Development Inc (Insurance License Training & CE)
2. Bisys CE credits (Includes Long-term care)
3. CAHU CE Courses
4. California Long-Term Care Training
5. CE Providers (Offers LTC CE in a number of states)
6. First Choice CE (On-line LTCi and estate planning CE)
7. HIAA Long-Term Care Insurance Course
8. ITS (Long-term care course for insurance CE credit)
9. Sandi Krause Insurance Training (Several on-line LTC related courses)
10. Noble
11. Insurance Continuing Education Online - CEU
12. Resource for Risk and Insurance Solutions
13. American Educational Institute
14. The National Alliance for Education & Research
15. Florida Association of Insurance Agents
16. Infinity Schools: insurance and Securities Training Center
17. Insurance License Education Online
18. Learn Insurance
19. National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA)
20. The Insurance Institute of Canada

Long-Term Care Continuing Legal Education for Attorneys
1. Consortium for Advanced Legal Education ...(Several elder law CLE courses)
2. Consumer Law Page: "Avoiding Fraud When Buying Long-Term Care Insurance"
3. KELN, Kansas Elder Law Network ...(Good source of legal issues and documents)
4. ...(On line CLE courses include estate planning and elder law)
5. National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
6. CLE Center
7. New York State Unified Court System
8. American Bar Association - Legal Education
9. Internet For Lawyers

Professional Designations and Certifications for Long-Term Care Advisors
1. American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance ...(LTCP designation)
2. American Council of Health Care Advisors
3. Care Quest University ...(Long-Term Care Group Specialist, LTCGS, certification)
4. Certification for Home Care and Hospice Executives ...(CHCE certification)
5. Certified Medical Director in Long-Term Care ...(CMD certification)
6. Chartered Estate Planning Practitioner ...(CEPP designation)
7. Corporation for Long-Term Care Certification ...(CLTC certification)
8. Description of Certifications for Elder Market Advisors
9. National Elder Law Foundation ...(Certified Elder Law Attorney)
10. National Institute for Excellence in Education ...(CSEP and CSRP designations)
11. Society of Certified Senior Advisors ...(CSA designation