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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.



AARP Memory Activity Book

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

Navigating Your Later Years For Dummies

Getting accurate information and answers wasn’t easy — until now

Meditations for Caregivers

Practical, Emotional, and Spiritual Support for You and Your Family

Checklist for Family Caregivers

A Guide to Making It Manageable

Juggling Life, Work, and Caregiving

AARP’s gentle guide provides practical resources and tips



Your Membership

My Smart Home for Seniors

With My Smart Home for Seniors, you can make your home safer while making your life easier

Checklist for My Family

A Guide to My 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

ABA/AARP Checklist for Family Survivors

A Guide to Practical and Legal Matters When Someone You Love Dies



Inkspirations for Mindful Living

Creative Coloring Designs to Relax, Recharge, and Renew

Color Your Way Content

Coloring can provide crucial help for caregivers



Color Your Way Content

Coloring can provide crucial help for caregivers

Downsizing The Family Home

What to Save, What to Let Go

Downsizing The Family Home: A Workbook

Building on Downsizing the Family Home, this guide—part journal, part workbook, part scrapbook



Great Poems for Grand Children

Poems to 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

A Keepsake Journal for Celebrating a Lifetime of Stories

Conversations With My Mother

A Keepsake Journal for Celebrating a Lifetime of Stories

For My Grandchild

A Grandparent's Gift of Memory



AARP Family Recipe Keeper

A kit for organizing your personal recipe collection—and creating a keepsake for your family

Better Sex

AARP's Guide to Sex After 50

Dating After 50 For Dummies

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



Not As Prescribed

Recognizing and Facing Alcohol and Drug Misuse in Older Adults

Drive Smart

How to Stay Safe — and Save Money

AARP Genealogy Online

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



AARP Guide to Revitalizing Your Home

Beautiful Living for the Second Half of Life

Caring for Your Parents

The Complete Family Guide

Refire! Don't Retire

Make the Rest of Your Life the Best of Your Life



Disrupt Aging

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

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