10 Resources to Help Prepare for Aging with Dignity and Independence

This guide describes available resources to help you start the process of preparing to address future needs should you or someone you love require support.

Caregiving, Home and Community-Based Services

Nearly three out of four people over the age of 65 will need some form of help with everyday activities as they get older, from assistance with activities like cooking or transportation to round the clock care. Depending on where you live, there are a variety of services and supports nearby that are designed to help. While each community is unique, there are a few standard resources that can help you know where to turn when the need arises. These services are not always available at the push of a button, so it is important to have an understanding of the best places to find trustworthy advice and accurate information in advance.