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It's Important to Plan

AARP guide helps caregivers gather critical information in advance

North Carolina State News November 2010

Karen Morris is one of 44 million Americans who have primary responsibility for a family member. Every morning she helps her mother wash in the bathroom, helps her down the stairs, and they share breakfast. — Kendrick Brinson/LUCEO

When Karen Morris became the primary caregiver for her mother a decade ago, she knew more than most people about what to do. The registered nurse assembled information and contacts related to her mother's Alzheimer's disease as well as her finances, living situation and other personal needs. … Back to Article

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