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Every day, you deliver medicine. You deliver meals. You deliver love. Share your family caregiving story with AARP so we can deliver for you—fighting for more support, help at home, workplace flexibility, training, relief, and much more.


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Your Family Caregiving Stories Inspire Us All.

Jan from Georgia

My husband's name is Robert. We have been married for 27 years. He is 63. In October of 2015, he ...

Gary from Georgia

My name is Gary and I have the privilege of caring for my 90 year old mother, Vera Jean. After he...

Barbara from New York

My husband Paul is 78 & Alzheimers has been creeping up for several years. We lost all our money...

Valentin from New Mexico

My name is Valentin Varela and I share with my four brothers and four sisters caregiver responsib...

Marlene from Wisconsin

I was a caregiver for my mom for 8 years after she could no longer live at her home. She passed a...

Wanda from Iowa

I cared for my parents the majority of my adult life. My parents were older when they had my brot...

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