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Prepare to Care: A Resource Guide for Families was developed by AARP to help make the job more manageable. It includes information on how to have vital conversations with older family members, organize important documents, assess your loved one's needs and locate important resources. Watch caregiving expert Amy Goyer explain more about the guide.
There are multiple ways to receive a free guide:
- Download now by choosing a version below
- Online: Request a hard copy of the guide by clicking here
- By phone: Call 1-877-333-5885
- Select option 1 and request the "Prepare to Care: A Planning Guide for Families", item #D20152
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A Helping Hand, For Those Caring For a Loved One
A four-page pamphlet that outlines the five steps every caregiver should take
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COMING IN 2019: A Military and Veteran Caregivers Prepare to Care Guide will be available for download/order
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