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Transforming Life as We Age

This special report will cover topics central to maintaining choice and independence as we grow older

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Most of us don't want to think about how we’ll manage when we’re very old. And yet, aging well requires planning. The articles and videos gathered here will focus on everything from how you will afford help when you need it, to new kinds of communities that support older people, to ideas that promote creating a network of care.

Free E-Book: The Aging Well Revolution

How and where will we live as we age? Who will take care of us when we need help? This free ebook gathers ideas and information about how to live independently for as long as possible.
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The Real Reason Why Caregivers Are Stressed

Caring for your elderly parent often leads to stress and burnout. Here's how to conquer the negative effects.
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A Beautiful Backyard Cottage for Mom and Dad

Developers and architects are dreaming up better multigenerational living options that are adaptable as families change.
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An 'Angie's List' for Finding Help to Age In Place

If you plan to stay in your home after you retire, you should check out this great new tool to help you do it.
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Dying In America: Care Should Be Kinder

The new Dying in America Report points out the flaws of how the U.S. health care system delivers care to the elderly.
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Here's How Much Caregivers Pay Out-of-Pocket

A new survey from Caring.com shows how kicking in to help a family member can derail your retirement. Here's where caregivers can find help.
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Retirement Health Costs: Planning for the Wild Card

Many people fail to factor health costs in their retirement planning. Here's how to do it and keep your future expenses down.
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The Next Housing Crisis: Aging Americans' Homes

A new Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies study says the United States is facing a serious housing crisis for its older population unless things change.
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Best and Worst States for Long-Term Care

A new ranking by AARP, The SCAN Foundation and The Commonwealth Fund shows big variations in the affordability, quality and choices of long-term care services and supports.
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3 Innovative Ways to Age in Place

Boomers and their parents are finding new ways to live at home longer.
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Finding Affordable Home Care for Your Parents

Carelinx.com, Care.com and AARP's Care Scout Service match the type of home care your parents need with caregivers who can provide it.
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MAKING OUR PLANS

Why it's important to talk about the care we'll need as we age:




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