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.
Army Captain Emerges From Coma After Traumatic Brain Injury
Army Capt. Kimmy Fix served a year in Afghanistan, but her life took a dramatic turn when a nearly fatal car accident left her in a coma. Her mother, Elizabeth Dole Foundation fellow Karee White, now cares for her 24/7 at home.
Price of Caring Summit Part 1: Setting the Stage
Today, 40 million caregivers are the backbone of our care system. Learn how AARP is fighting to help family caregivers.
Price of Caring Summit Part 2: Caregivers as Constituents
Panelists Kristen Welker, Debbie Dingell and Tom Reed discuss "caregivers as constituents" at AARP's Price of Caring executive summit
Price of Caring Summit Part 3: Caregivers at Work
Panelists Scott Frisch, Surya Kolluri, Jodi Olshevski and Heidi Remak-Ziff discuss "caregivers at work" during AARP's executive summit.
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