Timely Tips for Caregivers

Access Caregiver Tools

If you’re looking for a variety of caregiving resources in one place, check out the Family Caregiver Toolbox offered by the Caregiver Action Network. Access videos, links, tip sheets, and more.  

Disaster Preparedness for Seniors By Seniors

The American Red Cross has assembled an easy-to-use booklet designed to help elders and their caregivers plan ahead for emergencies. The guide includes a three-step plan that guides you through the planning process with helpful checklists, tools, and tips. Download this free booklet.

Avoid Scams While on Vacation

Fraud and scams can ruin a perfectly good summer trip. These 13 quick tips will help you and elderly loved ones sidestep fraudsters when you’re out of town. Read them here.  

Videos Help Caregivers

How should family caregivers help loved ones with self-care tasks? The Home Alone Alliance has produced short videos in English and Spanish to show caregivers how to help relatives and friends continue to live independently.

Coming of Age in America

This one-hour documentary partially funded by AARP, explores the societal changes that will be needed as more Americans live to 100. Already airing on PBS, the program can be purchased as a DVD starting at $40 and streamed for free through August.~

 

 

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