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.

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Your Family Caregiving Stories Inspire Us All.

Judy from New York

I am the caregiver for my medically fragile, developmentally disabled 27 year old daughter. I hav...

Jami from New Jersey

I'm 55 years old, married with four children. My mother, Alberta, has lived with me for 29 years....

Vivian from North Carolina

My name is Vivian. I am sixty-eight years old and also a three year cancer survivor. My husband, ...

Janie from Oregon

I married the love of my life in June, 2006. In March of 2011, he suffered a massive heart attack...

Denise from Oklahoma

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

Zenaida (Sandy) from California

My name is Zenaida (Sandy), I brought my Mom Anita to live with us because none of my siblings co...

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