How to Form a Caregiving Plan During Coronavirus
Many older adults may rely more on family members’ help during social isolation. Here's how caregivers can get prepared and keep loved ones healthy.
What Not to Say to a Caregiver
Family caregivers have a tough job. Learn some things you can say to be supportive — and things you should never say to a caregiver.
The AARP Minute: February 4, 2020
In today’s “AARP Minute,” heart attack symptoms are different for men and women, and a new documentary showcases art, activism and race in black cinema.
How to Get Paid as a Caregiver
Caregiving for a loved one can be time-consuming and drain your finances, but there are ways to get help with earning money.
How to Talk to Someone Who's Terminally Ill
Talking to someone who is dying is very hard. Here is some advice to guide your conversation.
Managing Medications: Administering Eye Drops
Eye drops are often prescribed to prevent infection or reduce inflammation. Learn two ways caregivers can help someone put in eye drops.
Managing Medications: Taking an Anticoagulant
Learn the side effects and proper way to take warfarin, a frequently prescribed anticoagulant drug often taken for heart conditions and blood clots.
Managing Medications: Administering Insulin Injections
Detailed instructions for family caregivers who need to help someone administer an insulin injection, a medication used to treat diabetes.
Managing Medications: How to Use an Inhaler
Inhalers must be used correctly to get the maximum benefit from the medication. How caregivers can help others properly use an inhaler.
How to Pick a Nursing Home
If you decide to move to a nursing home, start looking for one before you need it to find the best home for you.
Surviving an Explosively-Formed Projectile Attack in Iraq
Roxana Delgado became a caregiver when her husband, Army Sgt. 1st Class Victor Medina, suffered a traumatic brain injury in Iraq during his third deployment. After 10 years in recovery, he has achieved a remarkable level of independence.
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