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The better prepared you are to care for a loved one, the more manageable the task will be. Get tips and advice on how to successfully begin your caregiving journey. Go
Find out about the supports and services available to help you, whether you're taking care of someone in your home or from a distance. Go
Managing someone else's legal and financial matters can be challenging. Here's everything you need to know. Go
Sometimes caregivers are so busy caring for others that they ignore their own needs. Discover why it's important to take care of yourself — and how to do it. Go
New American Diet author
Dr. John Whyte answers your questions about healthy eating and fitness for caregivers and loved ones. Read
Independent living expert Elinor Ginzler answers your questions. Read
How to improve collaboration and communication between families and health professionals. Read
Are you a caregiver? Learn more about the resources AARP has to offer to help you manage the care of a loved one.
Find tools and tips on how to succeed as a caregiver. Select a Caregiving Resource Center topic from the drop-down menu below.
Tell us about the joys and triumphs you experience as a caregiver — as well as the challenges and obstacles that you face. We may share your story with other visitors to this site. Do
Use the free checklists and information in Prepare to Care: A Resource Guide for Families to manage care for a loved one. Learn how to have vital conversations with older family members, organize important documents and more. Do