Your Story Matters

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.


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


+ Tips for sharing your story

I also agree that, only when necessary, AARP or its representative may call me with requests for information, as needed to verify my story.

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 rules for the recently closed contest for a $50 gift card for gas, groceries, or the drug store can be found here.