To learn more about general Medicare and Medicaid coverage, go to www.medicare.gov.
To find out more information regarding home care and hospice programs in New York City, visit http://homecare.nyhealth.gov/.
For information on services and opportunities available for seniors in New York City please visit New York City's Department for the Aging web site: http://www.nyc.gov/html/dfta/html/about/about.shtm.
AARP offers a good article concerning choosing a home care provider. It can be found here: http://www.aarp.org/families/caregiving/caring_help/a2004-11-30-agency.html
The Home Care Directory has put together a collection of articles covering a vast array of topics that would be of interest to people looking for home care. The articles can be found on their web site here: http://www.thehomecaredirectory.com/home_health_care/related_articles/