Caregivers Find Support With AARP Caregiving Guides

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Caregiving guides from AARP help you take on your role of caregiver with more support and knowledge specific to your care journey.

If you are a caregiver, you’ve taken on one of the most important and challenging roles you’ll ever have. The AARP is here to help. Their website has a section devoted to caregivers with all sorts of resources, tools and forums, as well as the following special guides, to help you in your specific caregiving journey. Choose from:

Help for First-Time Caregivers. The life of a caregiver can be daunting. Read and apply this 5-step process to ease your transition into caring for a loved one. Get started.

Help Caring for a Loved One at Home. Follow this 5-step plan to overcome safety and health care challenges that come with caring for a loved one in their own home (or yours). Get started.

Help Caring for a Loved One with Cancer. Many caregivers care for loved ones who have cancer. Read these resources and tips on how to provide this special type of care. Get started.

Help Caring for a Loved One with Dementia. Many caregivers care for loved ones who have dementia or Alzheimer’s. Read these resources and tips on how to provide this special type of care. Get started.

Help for Common Caregiving Conflicts. Being a caregiver can be stressful when siblings argue, care is refused or money becomes an issue. Diffuse conflict with these helpful tips. Get started.

Help for Long-Distance Caregivers. Many caregivers care for loved ones who live far away. Read these tips on creating a solid care team and maintaining good communication. Get started.

For more caregiving information, visit AARP caregiving.