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Advance Care Planning

Get your advance directive papers in order. Read about having a health care proxy and living will to plan for medical, palliative, and hospice care. 

PDF (307.05 KB)
Keywords: Advance Directives, Legal Planning, End of Life

There's No Place Like Home - For Growing Old

There's No Place Like Home - For Growing Old

Is it better to get help right at home or find a place for mom or dad—or for you? Read ways an aging senior may have help at home instead of moving.

PDF (408.59 KB)
Keywords: Assistive Devices, Retirement, Safety, Home Care, Long-Term Care

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Getting Your Affairs in Order

Get organized before a medical emergency! Use this list to get your legal and financial papers in order, and learn about advance directives, wills, and trusts.

PDF (93.08 KB)
Spanish Version
Keywords: End of Life, Financial Planning, Legal Planning, Advance Directives

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Legal and Financial Planning for People with Alzheimer's Disease Fact Sheet

Find out when and how to start making legal and financial plans for someone with Alzheimer’s. Advance directive, will, and other terms are defined.

PDF (127.34 KB)
Keywords: Alzheimer's Disease, Legal Planning, Financial Planning, End of Life

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Nursing Homes: Making the Right Choice

Learn about nursing home (“SNF”) health care, whether for Alzheimer’s/dementia or after a hospital stay for orthopedic (hip/knee) or other surgery.

PDF (250.12 KB)
Spanish Version
Keywords: Long-Term Care, Nursing Homes

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End of Life: Helping with Comfort and Care

Caregivers, read about palliative care, hospice, advance directives, and how to care for people you love when they near the end of their lives.

PDF (1.7 MB)
Keywords: End of Life, Advance Directives, Palliative Care, Caregiving

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Long-Distance Caregiving: Twenty Questions and Answers

Learn about caring for family and friends who live far from home. Questions about safety, health issues, and moving are answered in this NIA guide.

PDF (2.68 MB)
Keywords: Caregiving, Home Care, Long-Term Care

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Organ Donation and Transplantation for Older Donors and Recipients—Resources from the U.S. Government

Find how to be an organ donor or receive transplants as an older adult, as well as government & other resources on organ donation and transplantation.


Keywords: Advance Directives, End of Life, Financial Planning, Health Care, Legal Planning, Surgery, Treatment, organ donation

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Growing Older in America: The Health and Retirement Study

Read about the NIA-sponsored Health and Retirement Study, which collects data on the combined health and economic conditions of older Americans. Explore questions from the Study and get a snapshot of findings based on the Study.

PDF (6.95 MB)
Keywords: Health and Retirement Study (HRS), Economics, Retirement, Statistics, Demography

Now What? Next Steps After a Diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease

Have you been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or dementia? Find information about health care, home safety, work, exercise, and more. Get the help you need.

PDF (209.48 KB)
Spanish Version
Keywords: Alzheimer's Disease, Legal Planning, Safety, Driving, Clinical Trials