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On Demand: Online Family Caregiving Fair

This online event which took place in November offers you a convenient way to connect with important caregiving resources, services, tools, and to other family caregivers like you

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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 Share, get and give advice with other caregivers on our Online Caregiving Community

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Fighting for You

The Cost of Family Caregiving

A new AARP report determined the amount of money that family caregivers spent over the last year

40 Million Family Caregivers Deserve Our Thanks

Without a doubt, family caregivers are the backbone of our care system

I Heart Caregivers

Read stories from people across the country, and share your own story

From the Caregiving Community

Meet Our Caregivers

Amy Goyer is AARP's family and caregiving expert and author of AARP's Juggling Life, Work and Caregiving.

She spends most of her time in Phoenix, where she is caring for her 93-year-old dad, Robert, who has advanced Alzheimer's disease. Follow her blog and videos and connect with Amy on TwitterFacebook and LinkedIn.



Juggling Life, Work and Caregiving

Caregiving can be stressful. Read Amy Goyer's book to learn the day-to-day coping techniques best suited for caregivers

Barry J. Jacobs, a clinical psychologist and family therapist, is one of AARP's caregiver experts and coauthor of the new AARP Meditations for Caregivers: Practical, Emotional and Spiritual Support for You and Your Family (Da Capo, July 2016). Follow him on Twitter @drbarryjjacobs and on Facebook.

Meditations for Caregivers

This book blends emotional and spiritual motivation to maximize the gains of caregiving while minimizing the strains

Caregiving 101

First Time Caregiver

The life of a caregiver can be daunting. Read and apply this 5-step process to ease your transition into caring for a loved one

Caregiving at Home

Follow this 5-step plan to overcome safety and health care challenges that come with caring for a loved one in their own home (or yours)

Common Caregiving Conflicts

Being a caregiver can be stressful when siblings argue, care is refused or money becomes an issue. Diffuse conflict with these helpful tips

Caregiving Stories & Videos

Caregiving Issues

Five Tips for Sandwiched Caregivers

Five tips to keep you healthy and sane when dealing with more than one caregiving responsibility

Finding LGBT-Friendly Care

Respect is important when caring for a loved one who is lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender. Find gay-friendly care providers who understand

Stay Intimate When You're Your Partner's Caregiver

When you are your partner's caregiver, maintaining a close relationship is important

How to Lower Caregiver Stress

Mindfulness techniques can help you cope with anxiety and uncertainty in dealing with the stress of caregiving

Caregivers: The Federal Government Can Help You

Resources the federal government may be able to help you if you are a family caregiver

How to Be an Effective Advocate for Aging Parents

Five skills that will help you care for the ones you love

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