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Books on Home, Family and Caregiving

Get inspired with life stories, express your feelings, celebrate life and family memories, and find the resources to care for a loved one. AARP has published books on a range of issues. Here, you can find Home, Family and Caregiving print books and free downloads on this topics.

Family and Caregiving

Meditations for Caregivers

Meditations for Caregivers blends the emotional and spiritual gains of caregiving while minimizing the strains

Checklist for Family Caregivers

Checklist for Family Caregivers by Sally Balch Hurme can help organize the responsibilities that caregivers face

Juggling Life, Work, and Caregiving

Author Amy Goyer offers insight, inspiration, and poignant stories of caregivers, including her own as a live-in caregiver for her parents

Checklist for My Family

Put your life in order with this valuable new resource from AARP and the American Bar Association

Entre el trabajo y el cuidado de los nuestros

La autora, Amy Goyer, experta en envejecimiento y familias, ofrece información, inspiración y su propia y conmovedora historia como encargada directa del cuidado de sus padres

The Other Talk

A down-to-earth guide to dealing with the tough issues and decisions that will confront parents and their adult children

Downsizing The Family Home

It’s a rite of passage almost no one will escape: the emotional journey of downsizing your or your aging parents’ home

Planning for Long-Term Care for Dummies

Expert advice on planning for your own or a relative’s future care needs

Checklist for Family Survivors

A practical resource for dealing with family matters upon death, this first-of-its-kind publication from the American Bar Association and AARP

Drive Smart: How to Stay Safe — and Save Money

This e-book provides expert advice on today’s traffic rules, driving conditions, vehicle technologies and the dangers presented by other drivers

AARP Genealogy Online

Research your family's history without ever leaving the comfort of your home!

AARP Family Recipe Keeper

A kit for organizing your personal recipe collection—and creating a keepsake for your family

Caring for Your Parents

This book guides readers through a creative approach to caregiving that turns familial duty into a journey of emotional development and resolution

AARP Family Recipe Keeper

A kit for organizing your personal recipe collection—and creating a keepsake for your family

Where We Live: Communities for All Ages

A collection of more than 100 innovative and inspirational ideas from America’s mayors

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Caregiving Books

Meditations for Caregivers

In Meditations for Caregivers, clinical psychologists Barry J. Jacobs and Julia L. Mayer blend emotional and spiritual motivation to maximize the gains of caregiving while minimizing the strains.