Ways to Advocate for Your Loved One in a Nursing Home
Did you know that every nursing home resident has the right to an ombudsman? Learn more about how they can advocate for you.
3 COVID Concerns to Consider Before Picking a Nursing Home
Need to find a nursing home for your loved one? Here is expert advice on how to choose given today’s COVID concerns.
Woman Quits Career to Care For Her Ride-Share Passenger
Banker and ride-share driver Jenney Teklestion bonded with passenger Paul Webb, 89. When his health declined, she shifted gears to care for him.
What to Say When Asking for Help With Caregiving Costs
Caregiving-related expenses can be over a quarter of the average family caregiver’s income. Here are some tips for talking to family about these costs.
Experiences of Caregivers Caring for People with Pain
Hear diverse experiences of family caregivers providing care for people with pain in various situations, including the impact of caring on mental health and relationships.
Pain Management Self-Care, Resources, and Techniques
Hear strategies family caregivers use to manage stress and improve self-care while caring for someone in pain.
Higher-Risk Treatments for Managing Pain
Learn about higher-risk treatments for people living with pain, including opioids and NSAIDs, and how to weigh risks and benefits.
Lower-Risk Treatments for Managing Pain
Hear about lower-risk options for managing pain, including pharmacological and non-pharmacological strategies like exercise, meditation, and sleep.
Pain Management for Caregivers: How to Assess Pain
Learn how family caregivers can recognize and assess pain, document pain and responses to treatment, and communicate with health care providers.
Pain Management for Caregivers: What is Pain?
Learn what pain is, how it differs and affects individuals, implications for caregivers, and tips for developing a pain management plan.
How Family Caregivers Can Avoid Financial Stress
AARP financial ambassador Jean Chatzky gives family caregivers the tools to regain control and reduce overwhelming expenses.
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