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Michigan Department of Community Health
Sixth Floor, Lewis Cass Building
320 South Walnut Street
Lansing, Michigan 48913
(517) 373-3740
(517) 373-3573 TDD
www.michigan.gov/mdch

Michigan Family Independence Agency
P.O. Box 30037
Lansing, Michigan 48909
(517) 373-2035
(517) 335-6101 fax
www.michigan.gov/mdcs

State Commission on Aging
www.michigan.gov/osa

Types of Housing/Care Search Definitions
Adult Foster Care

Adult Foster Care Adult Foster Care (AFC) Homes are residential settings that provide 24-hour personal care, protection, and supervision for individuals who are developmentally disabled, mentally ill, physically handicapped or elderly who cannot live alone but who do not need continuous nursing care. Adult Foster Care Homes are restricted to providing care to no more than 20 elderly or disabled adults.
Affordable Senior Housing Affordable Senior Housing HUD 202 Program that offers rental assistance for seniors who meet the requirements of the federal program.
County Medical Care Facility Nursing A County Medical Care Facility is a nursing care facility (other than a Hospital Long-Term Care Unit or a nursing home), which provides organized nursing care and medical treatment to seven or more unrelated individuals suffering or recovering from illness, injury or infirmity, and which is owned by a county or counties.
Homes for the Aged Assisted Living A Home for the Aged (HFA) provides 24 hour room, board, and supervised personal care to:
1. Twenty-one or more unrelated, non-transient individuals 60 years of age or older, or
2. Twenty or fewer individuals 60 years of age or older in a home that is operated in conjunction with and as a distinct part of a licensed Nursing Home.
Home Health Programs Home Care A Home Health Programs are agencies providing skilled nursing services and other therapeutic services in elderly or disabled patient's place of residence.
Hospice Hospice A Hospice is a health care program which provides a coordinated set of services rendered at home or in outpatient or instructional settings for individuals suffering from a disease or condition with a terminal prognosis.
Hospital Long-Term Care Unit Nursing A Hospital Long-Term Care Unit is a nursing care facility, owned and operated by and as part of a hospital, providing organized nursing care and medical treatment to seven or more unrelated individuals suffering or recovering from illness, injury, or infirmity.
Nursing Facilities Nursing A facility (other than a Hospital Long-Term Care Unit or a county medical care facility) that provides organized nursing care and medical treatment to seven or more unrelated individuals suffering or recovering from illness, injury or infirmity. Nursing Homes do not include a unit in a state correctional facility, hospital, veterans facility, or Hospice.


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