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Is Adult Day Care Right for Your Loved One?

Cheaper than a health aide, the daily classes help reduce social isolation and physical deterioration

  

How to Make a Home Safe for Your Aging Parent

Changes to accommodate your loved one

10 Tips for Splitting Caregiving Costs Among Siblings

Practical ways to approach sharing expenses

How to Assess When an Older Adult Requires Caregiving

Assess the need for more day-to-day support

5 Tips for Difficult Family Caregiving Conversations

Before you jump in, do your homework first

What to Know When Taking Someone to the Doctor

Be aware of new policies and procedures

Coping

How to Handle ‘Hard Feelings’ After Caregiving Ends

Guilt can make the grieving process harder

The Saving Power of a Caregiving Journal

How it can help you stave off depression

How to Find the Right Caregiver Support Group

In-person or online, communities can offer help

Supporting Caregivers

Long-Term Care: The Crisis Everyone Must Face

The system for helping people is broken and costly

​5 Goals to Improve Lives of Family Caregivers​​

New RAISE report offers a strategy to aid caregivers

Help AARP Fight For You

Find out about current legislation, events, and more

Care at a Skilled Facility More News About Nursing Homes

Nursing Homes Need to Increase Vaccinations, Booster

AARP urged CMS to hold facilities accountable

Surging Cases and Deaths in Nursing Homes

Booster uptake among residents and workers is low

CAREGIVER RESOURCE CENTER

Helping you navigate your role as a family caregiver

Video Spotlight

Why COVID-19 Killed So Many People in Nursing Homes

In one year since the first case of COVID-19 in a U.S. nursing home, more than 170,000 people

Starting a Conversation About End-of-Life Care

Questions to ask and how to make your loved ones comfortable with the conversation

Planning Your Advance Health Care Directives

Amanda Singleton offers advice on preparing your advance health care directives during the pandemic

From the Caregiving Community