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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.
Choose a version below to download the guide, or, to request a free hardcopy of the guide, call 1-877-333-5885, select option 1 and request the Prepare to Care: A Planning Guide for Families, item number D21052.
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