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Some 35 million Americans are caring for an older loved one, are you one of them?

Are you currently caring for an older loved one? Or, are do you feel it’s time to start getting more involved with the care or support of a loved one?  If so,  you may be looking for free resources to help you help your love one live their best life as they get older, check out the Agefully Tool for Family Caregivers. Agefully is an online evidence-based tool for family caregivers developed by nurses at UW-Madison in the School of Nursing’s Center for Aging Research and Education with input from real families. Agefully provides you with a number of assessments, articles and plans that help you work with your loved one and other family members to determine what resources will best fit your loved one’s needs to help them thrive.

Agefully gives you access to free guidance and support on the following topics:
*Driving                                                                                        *Home Safety
*Finances                                                                                     *Family Dynamics
*Caregiving Skills                                                                     *Health

All you need to do is create an account to get started! Go to the Agefully website to get started.

If you have any questions about how to connect with a local Family Caregiver group, contact your county Extension Office, County or Tribal Aging Unit or Aging and Disability Resource Center. For additional questions, contact Life Span Program Manager, Sara Richie, at sara.richie@wisc.edu.

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