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Are you ready to help your parents plan for the future? Do you know how to plan for your own future? This online tool will help you identify key tasks that you or your parents need to complete in the future, such as creating a living will, having a comprehensive care plan, and deciding when someone is no longer safe to drive. The assessment is broken down into four categories: medical, legal, emotional, and social. At the end of each category you will learn what your high priority tasks are and you will be given access to national and state-based resources that have been critically approved and reviewed in order to help you address elder care challenges you may face in the future for either yourself or your parents. AgeReady will help you and your family be more prepared for the future!

Most adult children assume care giving duties for a parent after a health event. In the movie "Dad", Jack Lemmon's wife, his primary care giver, suffers a heart attack and thrusts both of his adult children into caregiving duties - duties for which his son, played by Ted Danson, is totally unprepared. This video emphasizes the importance of being prepared for caring for an aging parent.

Dr. Michael Parker, selected by the Hartford Foundation and Gerontological Society of America as one of the top 10 geriatric scholars in the United States, explains the importance of completing the AgeReady Assessment.