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When you’re grocery shopping for a loved one, bring a cooler or insulated bag with you so you can purchase your own groceries and store them for hours, if necessary. Two trips knocked out in one! You can even stay for a visit after shopping knowing your own food won’t spoil.

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Do you have certain tricks up your caregiver sleeve that make everyday tasks a bit easier? Share your creative, low-cost, DIY (Do it Yourself) tips, hacks and time savers. If it works for you — it might work for others! Use the email link below to submit a brief description and, if applicable, a photo for reference. View AARP's Terms of Service.

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