UCompare HealthCare from About.com
Make informed choices about doctors, hospitals, nursing homes, and more in your neighborhood with About.com's UCompare HealthCare tool.
This unique site features consumer ratings and reviews of senior care and senior housing. Find out what seniors think of services in your area, or add your own rating and review.
Senior Housing Finder
The Alzheimer's Association provides a database of currently licensed assisted living facilities, nursing homes, and other types of housing searchable by geographic location, type of facility, level of Alzheimer's care available, and other criteria.
Family Care Navigator
Here's a great tool that lists state-by-state resources for caregivers, such as government, non-profit, and private programs; legal assistance; and disease-specific organizations.
Nursing Home Comparison Tool
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services explain that "the primary purpose of this tool is to provide detailed information about the past performance of every Medicare and Medicaid certified nursing home in the country."
Hospital Ranking Tool
Consumer Reports recently launched this free online tool that rates major U.S. hospitals on how conservatively or aggressively they treat the top nine leading causes of death, including dementia.