Assisted Living Options

AARP President Jeannine English

Technology Aids Our Independence

Promising new health devices can help us age in place

Life Saving Devices, Technology for Aging Population

The End of the Nursing Home?

Devices give older people the opportunity to avoid or delay the nursing-home decision

Senior mother and daughter reading together, Ask the Caregiving Resource Center Expert

Hiring In-Home Caregiving Help

Expert Donna Schempp's advice on getting caregiver help with your loved one at home

Health Care

Making the Most of Your Doctor Visit, Caregiving Resource Center

Make the Most of Doctor Visits

What caregivers can do to make sure you're getting the best care

Senior mother and daughter at doctor's office, Tips for avoiding conflict during doctor visits

Who's in Charge at the Doctor Visit?

Caregivers and their charges can work out ways to avoid conflict when information is important

Lower dementia risk nutrition woman

Eat to Lower Your Risk of Dementia

You can help keep your brain healthy with these 6 foods — plus a dose of sunshine

Family Issues

Losing Your Temper, Forgiving Yourself

When Frustrated Caregivers Yell, Then Feel Guilty

How to avoid losing your temper — and to forgive yourself if you do

When Loves Ones with Dementia Feel Ashamed and Cover Up

Feeling Ashamed of Dementia

How to respond to the challenges of forgetfulness, memory loss

Mary Weaver

Elder Abuse: When Caregiving Goes Wrong

Many families use paid home health aides, but what if things aren't what they seem?

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