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North Carolina Caregiver Resources

AARP Supports North Carolina’s Caregivers

One out of six North Carolinians cares for a family member or friend age 60 or older. As the state continues to grow, providing resources to North Carolina caregivers is a top priority for AARP North Carolina. Here are some helpful resources to help you enhance caregiving for your loved one.

Your Guide to Caregiving

North Carolina has recognized the importance of family caregiving for many years, but prior to 2000 there were no national caregiving support programs. In 2000, Congress reauthorized the Older Americans Act and passed the Family Caregiver Support Act. In the spirit of this act, AARP North Carolina has partnered with several agencies to provide resources such as the "Family Caregiving in North Carolina" guide. This guide gives families and friends a comprehensive look at the support programs and resources available to them in North Carolina, including:
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