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How to Be a Caregiver for Someone With Kidney Disease

Monitoring and a healthy diet can make a difference

How to Be a Caregiver for Someone With COPD

Learn how to improve their quality of life

How to Be a Caregiver for Someone With Diabetes

What you can do to help them live their best life

How to Care for Someone Who Has Parkinson’s Disease

Experts share ways to support your loved one

How to Be a Caregiver for Someone With Arthritis

Tips to help reduce their pain and improve their lives

What to Know About Caring for Someone After a Stroke

Ways to help a loved one regain strength


How to Handle ‘Hard Feelings’ After Caregiving Ends

Guilt can make the grieving process harder

How to Cope With Guilt When Family Enters a Nursing Home

Look at the big picture to ease conflicted emotions

How to Find the Right Caregiver Support Group

In-person or online, communities can offer help

Supporting Caregivers

Anniversary Marks ‘Pivotal’ Moment for Caregivers

It has been one year since the White House announced its executive order on caregiving

Telehealth Can Help Ease Stress for Family Caregivers

AARP urges Congress to the strain on caregivers by expanding Medicare coverage

Raise Your Hand to Support Caregivers

Join our fight for solutions that help caregivers

Care at a Skilled Facility More News About Nursing Homes

AARP Nursing Home COVID-19 Dashboard

See the latest key findings by state

Finding the Right Long-Term Care for Your Loved One

Weigh the options to make the best possible choice


Helping you navigate your role as a family caregiver

Video Spotlight

3 Ways to Prepare for In-Home Care Support

The transition can be an adjustment for caregivers and their loved ones

Starting a Conversation About End-of-Life Care

Questions to ask and how to make your loved ones comfortable with the conversation

Planning Your Advance Health Care Directives

Amanda Singleton offers advice on preparing your advance health care directives during the pandemic

From the Caregiving Community