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Caregiving Tips: DIY Ways to Make Daily Personal Care Easier Skip to content

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Simplify Getting Dressed

Organize closets by outfit for stress-free dressing

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Create a Heart Attack Kit

What to include to prepare for an emergency

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Right Time, Right Meds

Markers help grab the right meds at the right time

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Conquer Hard to Reach Zippers

Make a zipper helper for hard to reach back zippers

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Get Organized for Appointments

Have everything in one place to hand to the doctor

Share Your Ideas

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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