Financial planning and protection
Learn how to talk with your doctor about advance directives, when to stop driving, and how to get help paying for prescriptions.
Are you organizing your health and legal paperwork to put your affairs in order? Review these FAQs to help you get organized.
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.
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.
Explore ways to save money on prescription drugs, including generic options, insurance drug plans, Medicare prescription drug plans, and assistance programs.
If you live far away from a person who needs care, you can be helpful by getting medical and legal paperwork in order. Learn how.
Long-term care could mean staying in your home—aging in place—or considering a nursing home, other facility, or hospice care. Learn how you can be prepared.
If you're considering nursing homes or assisted living facilities, read about things to consider and questions to ask.
Get tips for finding reliable medical and health facts on the Web, from places like NIH. Learn what to ask about online healthcare or medicine info.
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.