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The Unexpected 'Gift' of Being a Family Caregiver During COVID

Finding the silver lining in the midst of a pandemic


Don’t Forget Self-Care While Caring for a Loved One

AARP’s Mental Health Center can help

Get, Give Help With AARP Community Connections Tool

Linking volunteers with people in need

COVID-19 Spotlights Need to Expand Family Leave Policies

Changes may determine if many women stay at work

What to Know When Taking Someone to the Doctor

Be aware of new policies and procedures

Caregiving Lessons From the Pandemic

It's put a spotlight on new challenges

Teens Reach Out to Isolated Older Americans

Virtual programs are lifting spirits during coronavirus

Questions to Ask Your Home Health Aide During COVID

Stay up to date on infection control, staffing and more

How to Keep Active and Engaged While Staying Home

Advice to help with loved ones who can't go out

Care at a Skilled Facility More News About Nursing Homes

Effort to Vaccinate Nursing Homes Is off to a Slow Start

Under a quarter of doses distributed have been used

Nursing Home COVID Deaths Spiked Near Thanksgiving

Roughly 1 in 65 residents lost per month

Track the Status of Nursing Home Visits in Your State

Some facilities allow visitors, but protocols vary


Caregiver's Quarantine Diary: How I'm Handling the Stress

Sometimes just doing the best we can is good enough

The Emotional Challenges of End-of-Life Caregivers

Take time together to reminisce and reflect

How Caregivers Can Control Coronavirus Worries

Harness concerns and turn them into positive action


Helping you navigate your role as a family caregiver

Video Spotlight

6 Questions to Ask if a Loved One Is in a Nursing Home

Amy Goyer provides questions to ask nursing homes, assisted living or other long-term care facilities

Caring for Someone With Coronavirus

How you can help care for a loved one with a doctor’s approval for home recovery

Planning Your Advance Health Care Directives

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

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