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​5 Goals to Improve Lives of Family Caregivers​​

New RAISE report offers a strategy to support 48 million Americans caring for loved ones


Elder Fraud

Safeguard Older Loved Ones From Caregiver Fraud

How to hire wisely and spot signs of financial abuse

How Is the Financial Industry Tackling Elder Fraud?

Programs enlist banks against financial abuse

​How to Spot Elder Fraud by a Financial Professional​

Protect loved ones from exploitation by a fiduciary

What to Do if You Suspect Elder Fraud in the Family

Financial exploitation cases often involve relatives

5 Ways to Prevent Elder Financial Exploitation

Take these steps to protect loved ones from theft

Tech Tools to Help Guard Against Elder Financial Abuse

Websites and firms that can flag suspicious behavior

Supporting Caregivers

Building an Infrastructure for Older Americans

Law increases access to services to combat isolation

The Future of Older Adults’ Health Services

HHS' mission to enhance the well-being of Americans

Help AARP Fight For You

Find out about current legislation, events, and more

3 Tales of Caring for an Aging Loved One at Home

Families describe their journey of joy and sacrifice

AARP Report Shows Caregivers' Financial Strain

Spend more than $7,200 on out-of-pocket costs

Caregivers Are Stressed About Returning to Work

AARP study highlights concerns as offices reopen

Support for Older Caregivers Could Boost Economy

Flexible work, paid time off, other policies needed

Long-Distance Family Caregiving Reimagined

Pandemic is paving the way for better remote care

What to Know When Taking Someone to the Doctor

Be aware of new policies and procedures

Care at a Skilled Facility More News About Nursing Homes

Worker Shortages in Nursing Homes Hit Pandemic Peak

More than 2,000 resident COVID deaths in a month

Choosing the Right Long-Term Care Facility 

Research location, staffing and much more

Nursing Home Deaths Likely Missing From COVID-19 Count

16,000 early deaths possibly not counted by feds


16 Ideas for Recharging Your Caregiving Energy

A realistic guide to self-care during the pandemic

Becoming a 'Sudden' Caregiver of a Loved One

Tips for navigating this unfamiliar world

How to Find the Right Caregiver Support Group

In-person or online, communities can offer help


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

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