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Medicare Part B Premiums, Deductibles Dropping in 2023

Move comes after a record increase in 2022

     

How Older Adults Can Prepare for Hurricanes, Other Disasters

Typical prep lists may not include items you'll need

Today's Money Tip: Travel Apps That Help You Save

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Today: More on 2023's Medicare Premiums

Also: Telling viral illnesses apart

When Your Eyes Are 2 Different Colors

It's rare, but it can signal problems

Join Us Thursday for Live Town Hall Event

COVID vaccines, flu season and more

Is It a Cold, the Flu or COVID-19?

A few tricks for telling them apart

    

6 Drugs That Can Harm Your Hearing

Not all are prescription medications

A Guide to Surviving Bear Markets

Important facts to know if you're 50+

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Read the Latest AARP Publications Online

See them before they arrive in the mail

Birthday: Podcaster, Actor Marc Maron

He's a pioneer in digital broadcasting

10 Quick Questions for Donny Osmond

He’s back on stage in Vegas

38 Ways to Boost Your Home's Curb Appeal

Tips to add allure to your abode

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Today's Workout: 10-Minute Balance Class

Bryant Johnson leads the session

Pet Essentials for an Emergency or Disaster

They should be part of any plan

10 Better Ways to Do Grownup Eye Makeup

Give your peepers a new look

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What’s New in Books This Week

Latest from the publishing world

    

What's Coming and Going on Netflix

Your top choices for October

Reality vs. Film: How Does 'Blonde' Rate?

Monroe biographer on film's accuracy

The Very Best Witch Movies, My Pretties

A truly enchanting watchlist

Tools and Resources

Find Ways to Volunteer Near You

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First Time Caregiver

Apply this 5-step process to ease your transition into caring for a loved one

Caregiving Q & A Tool

Fast access to the answers you're looking for about adult caregiving

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AARP Local Caregiver Resource Guides

These resource guides are a starting point to help you find the services and support you need

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1-877-333-5885 (1-888-971-2013 in Spanish) Mon. - Fri.: 7 a.m.-11 p.m. ET

Finding LGBT-Friendly Care

If you're gay or lesbian getting the proper caregiving support can be a challenge. Here are the tools to get the support you need

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Caregiving Q&A: Managing Other's Finances

In this live Q&A session, we’ll discuss how to manage the finances, accounts and obligations of a loved one. Learn when you need legal help, medical legal documents, estate planning, and more. And find out if you can get paid for being a family caregiver.

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You Can Afford a Home-Care Worker

There are resources for families who need caregiving help, such as PACE, a program aimed at keeping frail seniors out of nursing homes

How the Fed Gov't May Be Able to Help You

Here are the resources you need in getting the most aid from the federal government for family caregivers

Your Health and Well-Being

7 Tips for Avoiding Caregiver Burnout That Really Work

Caring for a loved one can be rewarding but stressful

4 Tips for Better Sleep

Improve sleep quality while taking care of your loved one for their health and yours

I Am a Good Caregiver

Protecting yourself from family criticism and acknowledging your mistakes

Get Your Papers in Order

Legal Preparations

The documents and discussions you should complete early — before a caregiving crisis hits you

Benefits & Insurance

Get practical information on long-term care and health insurance, Medicare, Medicaid and more

Advance Directive Forms

Print free advance directive forms, living wills, power of attorney, instruction directives and other end-of-life documents

Meet Our Caregivers

 

 

Amy Goyer is AARP's family and caregiving expert and author of AARP's Juggling Life, Work and Caregiving.

She spends most of her time in Phoenix, where she is caring for her 93-year-old dad, Robert, who has advanced Alzheimer's disease. Follow her blog and videos and connect with Amy on TwitterFacebook and LinkedIn.

Juggling Life, Work and Caregiving

Caregiving can be stressful. Read Amy Goyer's book to learn the day-to-day coping techniques best suited for caregivers

Barry J. Jacobs, a clinical psychologist and family therapist, is one of AARP's caregiver experts and coauthor of the new AARP Meditations for Caregivers: Practical, Emotional and Spiritual Support for You and Your Family (Da Capo, July 2016). Follow him on Twitter @drbarryjjacobs and on Facebook.

Meditations for Caregivers

This book blends emotional and spiritual motivation to maximize the gains of caregiving while minimizing the strains

From the Caregiving Community

Fighting for You

I Heart Caregivers

Sandy cared for her mother for 4 years. Read her family caregiving story and share your own

The Credit for Caring Act

Find out why AARP supports this bill that supports family caregivers

U.S. Senate Considers RAISE Family Caregivers Act

The unpaid care family caregivers provide — a staggering 37 billion hours valued at about $470 billion annually