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 family caregiving story with AARP and you might receive a gift card for gas, groceries, or the drug store; see official rules. 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.


Share Your Story


Your Family Caregiving Stories Inspire Us All.

Jennifer from Hawaii

I moved from Hawaii to suburban Chicago 30+ years ago and worked in the non-profit field and rais...

Gary from Georgia

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

Olivia from Florida

Hello. My name is Olivia and I am my mother's primary caregiver, her name is Rosalinda and she is...

Barbara from New York

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

Kirk from Connecticut

Ours is a little more joyous story than most. When we first received the diagnosis of Cindy's ear...

Valentin from New Mexico

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

Share Your Caregiving Story Here

As a special thank you for all you do, through November—National Family Caregivers Month—when you submit your family caregiving story to AARP, your entry will be evaluated for an opportunity to receive a $50 gift card for gas, groceries, or the drug store. See official contest rules for entry, which are subject to change.  Only qualified family caregivers over the age of 18 eligible for entry.


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Gift Card Choice if Submission Selected

* Gift cards delivered by email, all others by U.S. Mail. All gift cards have a $50 limit.

I also agree that, only when necessary, AARP or its representative may call me with requests for information, as needed to verify my story. I recognize that failure to assist in AARP’s verification efforts may result in my being disqualified from offer eligibility.

By clicking “Share Your Story”, I acknowledge that I have read and agree to the terms and conditions of AARP’s Release Agreement and agree to receive emails about AARP activities, events, and membership benefits.

Official contest rules and terms and conditions.