More Support for Family Caregivers

Across the country, AARP is fighting for family caregivers like you. Because all you do to help your parents, spouses and other loved ones live independently at home and in the community deserves recognition and support. That’s why we’re working for help at home, workplace flexibility, training and more. Stay up to date on the important issues that affect you and your family &emdash; in your state and nationwide.

Your Story Matters

AARP believes family caregivers like you aren’t celebrated or supported nearly enough. Thanks to you, older parents, spouses and other loved ones can live independently in their homes and communities. Sharing your story can make a difference. Speak out and help us fight for more support for family caregivers in your state.

Your story will help us continue to fight for more support, help at home, workplace flexibility, training and relief in your state — and more.

Share Your Story


Your Family Caregiving Stories Inspire Us All.

Valerie from Mississippi

I worry very much about healthcare in America. I have been uninsured for at least 15 years. I a...

Paula from Illinois

My three siblings and I took care of our parents. I have lived in Hawaii for over 35 years. For f...

Brenda from Minnesota

The person I help care for is my mother Eva. She is my spiritual mentor, confidant and best frien...

Hattie from North Carolina

I was a caregiver for my mother for nine years. I had no one that helped me on a daily basis. I t...

Jorelle from New Jersey

My name is Jorelle and my sister Ivy and I are members of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. My dad ...

Denise from Oklahoma

My brother Ben’s death proved to be a defining moment for Mom. At the memorial service, Mom asked...

Share Your Caregiving Story Here

+ Tips for sharing your story

500 words remaining

By clicking submit, I acknowledge that I have read and agree to the
Release Agreement