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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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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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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) | ePub (3.04 MB) | Kindle (6.17 MB)
Keywords: End of Life, Advance Directives, Palliative Care, Caregiving

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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

Advance Care Planning: Tips from the National Institute on Aging

What is an advance directive? How do I set one up? Learn how to decide what health care you would want to receive if you were unable to speak for yourself.

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

Legal and Financial Planning for People with Alzheimer’s Disease

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 (129.65 KB)
Keywords: Alzheimer's Disease, Legal Planning, Financial Planning, Advance Directives

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There's No Place Like Home—Tips for Growing Old from the National Institute on Aging

Learn how older people can remain independent longer. Get tips on common things people need, products to make life easier, and resources to look for help.

PDF (408.59 KB)
Keywords: Home Care, Financial Planning, Legal Planning