Advance care planning
Being a health care proxy and making end-of-life care decisions for someone you love can be challenging. Learn what to expect.
Caring for a person with dementia at the end of life has special challenges. Help them have good quality of life as they’re dying.
Check out these federal resources on organ donation, and learn more about older adults who chose to leave behind the gift of life.
Find out when and how to start making legal and financial plans for someone with Alzheimer's or a related dementia. Advance directive, will, and other terms are defined.
It's difficult to predict how much and what type of long-term care you or your family members will need. Be prepared with this guide to long-term care.
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.
A geriatric care manager can help you and your family identify caregiving needs and ways to meet them. Learn about the services they provide, and questions to ask during an interview.
Respite care can provide relief for family caregivers. Learn about how respite care could help your family, and find resources to connect with services.
If you're considering nursing homes or assisted living facilities, read about things to consider and questions to ask.