The Latest In Caregiving

AARP Raises Awareness, Off New Resources for Caregivers

New Resources for Caregivers

AARP caregiver-focused activities under the caregiving awareness campaign

‘Alzheimer’s Stole Her’: Changing Dementia Narrative

The current narrative on dementia can be a disservice to our loved ones


The New Faces of Caregiving

Profiles of caregivers and how they overcome adversity of caring for loved ones who suffer from depression, cancer, dementia and more

Anita Raghavan and son Tavrick Lawless

The Real American Nobility

Bob Love on how we show our nobility when we put ourselves aside and care for those in need

Son supporting his mother,10 Things I've Learned As a Caregiver

Songs in the Key of Caregiving

Caregiving expert on lessons learned from family caregiving

10 Facts You Need to Know About Hospice

Is hospice care the right option for you or a loved one?

Caregivers Share Their Stories

Caring for Dad is an Honor

Melissa Lee packs up and travels from New Orleans to Pasadena, Calif., monthly to check in on her father

A Day in the Life of a Caregiver  

November is National Family Caregivers Month. In the United States, about 40 million people provide unpaid care to an ill or disabled adult

A Caregiver's Story

From his home in Kailua, Hawaii, Ken Takeya, 71, cares for his wife of 48 years who is living with dementia

Care for the Caregiver

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I Heart Caregivers

Family caregivers aren’t celebrated nearly enough. Share your story with us

My Top Tips for Caregivers as Seen on TODAY Show

Top Tips for Caregivers

Some caregiving advice you can take immediately

Woman reading book on a jetty at a lake, 10 Ways to Deal With Caregiver Stress

10 Ways for Caregivers to Nurture Themselves

Follow these 10 tips to nurture yourself physically, mentally and spiritually every day, even when you are at the bedside of another

Locate Resources

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12 Resources Every Caregiver Should Know About

Bookmark this page of key resources to support you in your caregiving role, or print copies for your home and office

Diverse support group. Find support for caregivers.

Find Support

AARP Phone: 1-877-333-5885 (1-888-971-2013 in Spanish) Monday-Friday: 7 a.m.-11 p.m. ET Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. ET

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Caregiving Tools and Resources

Find services, keep track of health records, coordinate schedules are more

Caregiving Issues

A Day in the Life of a Caregiver, Cyndie Rhodes goes through meds at the home of her parents

A Day in the Life of an American Caregiver

Photos capturing the daily struggles and joys of caring for loved ones

Taguba Talks Caregiving and Supporting Veterans

General Antonio Taguba on caregiving advocacy, Filipino veterans and other community efforts

Legal Matters: Power of Attorney

Read questions and answers concerning health care advance directives, financial power of attorney and other legal issues in caregiving

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