Your Story Matters

Every day, you deliver medicine. You deliver meals. You deliver love. Now, it’s our turn to deliver for you. Share your story about caring for your parent, spouse or other loved one and we’ll give you a $25 gift card for gas, groceries, or anything you need to help make your responsibilities a little bit easier. All while we continue to fight for more support for family caregivers like help at home, workplace flexibility, training, relief—and much more. That’s how AARP will keep delivering, for you.


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Your Family Caregiving Stories Inspire Us All.

Ralph from New York

My wife Julie was diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma while hospitalized after becoming very ill in M...

Kristin from Arizona

I take care of Emilee, my granddaughter. She is 3 years old now and I've been taking care of her ...

Linda from Ohio

Hi, my name is Linda and I have been taking care of my son since he was 17 years old – he is now ...

Debbie from West Virginia

I take care of my dad George, who is 86 years old. He has moderate dementia and difficulty walkin...

Mary Beth from North Dakota

Hi, my name is Mary Beth. In 2011 my older sister Linda was diagnosed with several severe chroni...

Lisa from Hawaii

For 12 years, I managed all care aspects for a dad with CHF, Parkinson's & Dementia and a mom wit...

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