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    Groups That Give Advice on Caregiving

    There are lots of resources online that can help you make plans for taking care of your loved one. Check out these web sites for some useful information about caregiving.

    AARP

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    10 Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Nutrition and Healthy Aging

    Good nutrition is the cornerstone of preventive health and healthy aging. Yet as we age, dietary requirements change. Our caloric needs typically decrease. At the same time, we may need more of certain key nutrients, such as calcium, vitamin B12, and vitamin D. Getting proper nutrition often becomes harder with age because of problems such as loss of appetite or difficulties chewing or swallowing food. That’s why it’s so important to talk to your doctor about nutrition. Here are questions you ...

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    Administration on Aging

    Alzheimer's Association

    Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving

    Eldercare Locator

    Family Caregiver Alliance

    Housing and Urban Development

    Medicare

    National Alliance for Caregiving

    National Center for Assisted Living

    National Hospice and Palliative Care Center

    National Resource Center on Supportive Housing and Home Modification

    Well Spouse Association

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    Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson, MD on February 22, 2015

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