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Take Steps to Prepare for an Emergency as a Caregiver

Make a plan for dealing with natural disasters before they happen

Care at Home

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Technology is Transforming Family Caregiving

As the population ages, robots may help fill a void

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How to Hire a Caregiver For Your Loved One

Steps to finding the right type of in-home care

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Considering Moving a Parent into Your Home?

All involved should answer these questions first

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How to Motivate Someone Without ‘Bullying’

Make the care receiver feel supported, not challenged

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Keys to a Smooth Trip With Someone Who Needs Care

Plan ahead to avoid complications while traveling

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End-of-life Doulas Provide a New Type of Caregiving

'Death midwives' help both the patient and family

Legal and Financial Guidance

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Why Family Caregivers Need a Personal Care Agreement

What to consider before collecting a salary

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Free Printable Advance Directives by State

Living wills, power of attorney and other documents

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What You Should Know About Long-Term Care Insurance

A new breed of policy is taking off, but it can be pricey

Personal Caregiver Stories

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A New Generation Discovers the Rewards of Caregiving

Profiles of millennial caregivers provide an inside look at how they care for their loved ones

Actress Jane Krakowski sitting across from interviewer Katie Couric. Backdrop says: AARP: Disrupt Dementia.

Jane Krakowski on Losing Her Dad to Dementia

Speaking out to promote further research, the star opens up about her father's struggle 

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Seizing the ‘Daughter Opportunity’ in Caregiving

For author and actress Annabelle Gurwitch, caregiving became a second chance to connect

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