Advance Care Planning and Health Care Decisions: Tips for Caregivers and Families
Explore steps that caregivers and family members can take to help a loved one create an advance care plan, serve as a health care proxy, and navigate the health care system.
Download, print, and copy NIA's worksheets to help you provide care for family members or friends who need help with daily living.
Activities To Do With a Family Member or Friend Who Has Alzheimer’s Disease
Find suggestions for activities that family members and friends can do with their loved one's with Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia.
Alzheimer's Caregiving: Caring for Yourself
Caring for someone with Alzheimer's? Learn how to get help from family, friends, and others. Care for your own physical, mental, and spiritual health.
Mourning the Death of a Spouse
Get help for your grief after the death of a spouse. Read about bereavement counseling, support groups, and how to get on with life without your partner.
What To Do After Someone Dies
What do you need to do after someone you love dies? Learn about who signs the death certificate, organ donation, and whether you need an autopsy.
Making Decisions for Someone at the End of Life
Being a health care proxy and making end-of-life care decisions for someone you love can be challenging. Learn what to expect.
End-of-Life Care for People With Dementia
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.
Different Care Settings at the End of Life
There’s no right place to die. Caregivers should consider the best option for their situation: home, hospital, nursing home, or another place.
Providing Care and Comfort at the End of Life
Read about how to provide physical, emotional, and spiritual comfort to relieve suffering when caring for a loved one who is dying.