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Millions of Americans take care of a friend or family member with a serious health condition. Being a caregiver can be a labor of love, but it can also be stressful. Learn how you can be an effective caregiver while also taking care of yourself.

Related topics: Advance care planning, Alzheimer’s caregivingLong-distance caregiving, Long-term care

Caregiver Worksheets

Download, print, and copy NIA's worksheets to help you provide care for family members or friends who need help with daily living.
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What Is a Geriatric Care Manager?

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.
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