MetLife Mature Market Institute is offering more than 30 guidebooks, brochures and tip sheets on an array of aging issues covering retirement, personal finance, health and caregiving. They are all free and available to download.

Among the publications are information on reverse mortgages, preventing elder abuse, tips on talking with elderly parents, advice on family caregiving and ways to navigate the health care system. The publications are divided into four groups: the Essentials, Guides and Tools, Helpful Hints and QuickFACTS.

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publications. None of the information is available by mail.