Care to Plan

Find the help that is right for you!

Do you help someone with memory loss?

You are not alone. Care to Plan Is here to help! 

  • In 5-10 minutes you will be able to explore ways that can help you.
  • The purpose of Care to Plan is to find help that fits your needs.
  • You will be able to print and save your plan.
  • Care to Plan is free to use!

Ready to get started?


Please contact Dr. Joe Gaugler at 612-626-2485 or via email at


Our Research

Gaugler, J. E., Reese, M., & Tanler, R. (2015). Care to Plan: An online tool that offers tailored support to dementia caregivers. The Gerontologist. 

Gaugler, J. E., Westra, B. L., & Kane, R. L. (2016). Professional discipline and support recommendations for family caregivers of persons with dementia. International Psychogeriatrics. 

For Professionals

If you are a professional and would like to use Care to Plan with a family member of someone with memory loss, please review the Care to Plan Guide/Coach Manual.