Caregiving Resource Center - Caregiving Tools - AARP's suite of web-based tools will help you find services, keep track of health records, coordinate schedules and more.

Caregiving Tools

United Hospital Fund UHF Next Steps in Caregiving Resource

Next Step in Care

Free caregiver guides and checklists on a variety of topics, including transitioning between care settings.

The Thanks Project

The Thanks Project

Send a “thank you” to the person who cared for you.

Juggling Work and Caregiving

Juggling Work and Caregiving

Get the free download of AARP caregiving expert Amy Goyer's book.

Caregiving Locator Tool

Care Provider Locator

Search for home health, assisted living, nursing home, hospice and adult day care options near you. 

Long Term Care Cost Calculator

Long-Term Care Calculator

Calculate costs for long-term care by area or by type and length of stay.

Caregiving Resource Center - State-by-State Guide

State-by-State Advance Directives

Forms and instructions by state on how to prepare an advance directive.

Long-term Care for Boomer Women Quiz

Long-Term Care Quiz

Assess four key areas in planning for a secure future.

CRC Caregiving Glossary Tool

Caregiving Glossary

Terms you should know when caring for a loved one.


AARP Health Record Tool

AARP Health Record

Collect and organize your important health information with this tool exclusive to AARP members. 

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Doughnut Hole Calculator

If you have Medicare Part D, find out how you can avoid the coverage gap now. 

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Pill Identifier

Unsure what your pill is? Enter its color and shape information, and this tool helps you identify it. 

Affordable Care Act-Tool

Health Law Answers

Use this personalized tool to learn how the Affordable Care Act can benefit you and your family. 

Drug Savings Tool

Drug Savings Tool

Find cheaper alternatives to the medicines you’re taking. 


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Social Security Benefits Calculator

Estimate your Social Security benefits and find out the best time to claim Social Security. 

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Benefits QuickLINK

Find programs that help save money on health care, medication, food, utilities, children’s health costs and more. 

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