Family Caregiving Series: Caring For and Maintaining Ostomy Bags — AARP
This video shows how to cleanse the skin surrounding an ostomy to prevent skin irritation and pain. We’ll also show you how to change the ostomy pouch.
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Home & Community Based Services — AARP
Minnesota's program "Return to Community" made all the difference in Jim Wallace's recovery after his right foot was amputated. This state-funded program supports older adults to age in place and provides long-term care services.
Family Caregiving Series: Caring for Lower Extremity Wounds & Cellulitis — AARP
This video shows how to care for lower extremity wounds, identify signs of infection, and replace a compression sock and bandage. We’ll also give you guidance on how to reduce the risk of recurrence.
The CARE Act: A Lifeline for Caregivers — AARP
Mary Clark, an AARP volunteer in Michigan, shares her story of the loss of her mother and the importance of the CARE Act.
Family Caregiving Series: Pressure Ulcers: Prevention and Skin Care — AARP
This video explains how to avoid pressure ulcers, as well as how to treat the wound if one does occur.
Family Caregiver Video Guide to Managing Medications – Organizing and Administering Pills
Instructional video showing family caregivers how to organize and administer pills.
Family Caregiving Series: General Principles of Wound Care — AARP
This video shows how to perform a dressing change, how to identify signs of infection and the best way to dispose of old dressings.