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.
If you're considering nursing homes or assisted living facilities, read about things to consider and questions to ask.
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.
Are you organizing your health and legal paperwork to put your affairs in order? Review these FAQs to help you get organized.
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.
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.
Check out these federal resources on organ donation, and learn more about older adults who chose to leave behind the gift of life.
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.
How do people pay for long-term care? Learn about payment sources, including government programs, long-term care insurance, and other financing options.
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.
Learn about facility-based long-term care services, including assisted living, nursing homes, continuing care retirement communities, and other residential facilities.
Being a healthcare proxy and making end-of-life care decisions for someone you love can be challenging. Learn what to expect.
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.
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.
Respite care can provide relief for family caregivers. Learn about how respite care could help your family, and find resources to connect with services.