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Books on Family, Caregiving and Home

Celebrate life and family memories, find the resources to care for a loved one, get tips on moving and downsizing, and more. AARP publishes books on a range of home, family, and caregiving topics, available in print and e-book formats.

'You and Your Adult Child: How to Grow Together in Challenging Times'

Leading psychologist Laurence Steinberg’s comprehensive guide outlines tips for parenting adult kids in their 20s and 30s



12 Weeks to a Sharper You, a Practical Guide

Keep your brain healthy at any age with this practical workbook through a 12-week program

Love and Meaning after 50

Barry Jacobs and Julia Mayer outline ways to overcome various challenges of marriage

Keep Sharp

Sanjay Gupta, M.D., debunks myths about aging and provides strategies to help combat cognitive decline

AARP Memory Activity Book

More than 70 brain-stimulating activities for people with memory loss or dementia, including Alzheimer’s


My Smart Home for Seniors

With this book, you can make your home safer while making your life easier


Navigating Your Later Years

(For Dummies) Getting accurate information and answers wasn’t easy — until now


'Love After 50: How to Find It, Enjoy It, and Keep It'

A comprehensive and intimate guide to love after 50 — the best kind of love there is

Disrupting the Status Quo of Senior Living: A Mindshift

New book explores how biases and other factors impact our perspective on adult living facilities


Meditations for Caregivers

Practical, emotional, and spiritual support


Checklist for Family Caregivers

A guide to making it manageable


Checklist for My Family

A guide to history, financial plans, and final wishes


The Other Talk

A guide to talking with your adult children about the rest of your life


Planning for Long-Term Care

(For Dummies) Expert advice on planning for your own or a relative’s future care needs


Checklist for Family Survivors

A guide to practical and legal matters when someone you love dies


Inkspirations for Mindful Living

Coloring designs to relax, recharge, and renew


Create While You Wait

Coloring on the go


Color Your Way Content

Coloring can provide crucial help for caregivers




Downsizing the Family Home: The Book

What to save, what to let go


Downsizing The Family Home: A Workbook

This guide is part journal, workbook, scrapbook


Great Poems for Grand Children

Nurture relationships between the generations


For My Daughter

Special memories of our life together


For My Son

Special memories of our life together



Conversations With My Father

Keepsake journal for celebrating a lifetime of stories


Conversations With My Mother

Keepsake journal for celebrating a lifetime of stories


For My Grandchild

A grandparent's gift of memory


Not As Prescribed

Recognizing and facing alcohol and drug misuse in older adults


AARP Family Recipe Keeper

A kit for organizing your personal recipe collection

AARP Genealogy Online

Research your family's history without ever leaving the comfort of your home


Better Sex

AARP's guide to sex after 50




Dating After 50 For Dummies

Meet, date, start a relationship with Mr. or Ms. Right


Drive Smart

How to stay safe — and save money


Disrupt Aging

A bold new path to living your best life at every age


Caring for Your Parents

The complete family guide


Refire! Don't Retire

Make the rest of your life the best of your life


Guide to Revitalizing Your Home

Beautiful living for the second half of life


Where We Live: Communities for All Ages

100+ inspiring ideas from America’s mayors


Where We Live: Communities for All Ages

Features ideas from local leaders in all 50 states


Life Reimagined

Discovering your new life possibilities


La Vida Reinventada

Descubre tus nuevas posibilidades


Juggling Life, Work, and Caregiving

AARP’s guide provides practical resources and tips