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Creating a Caregiving Plan When You Have No One to Take Care of You


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  • Website: American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) Health
  • Resource type: General web page

Summary - The message of this resource is:

Elder orphans or solo seniors describe older adults who do not have close friends or family on whom they can rely for their caregiving needs. You will need to plan for your legal and financial concerns early on but you are not alone. Read this resource for guidance on how to prepare.


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Keywords

loneliness, advance planning, independence


How was this rated?

Step 1 - Evidence-based

Is this information reliable, based on scientific research?


Step 2 - Transparency

Is it clear who developed the resource and how?


Step 3 - Usability

Is the information easy to understand and easy to use?


Rated on: 5/1/2020 11:51:45 AM

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