Caregiving may be one of the most important roles you will ever take on in your life. You may have become a caregiver suddenly or perhaps your role has evolved over time. No matter where you are in the continuum of caregiving, having resources at your fingertips will make this process easier.
With many organizations offering different types of help and services, it can be a challenge to sort out the specific type of help or services best suited for your needs.
AARP developed these resources guides with you – the caregiver – in mind as a starting point to help you find the services and support you need throughout your caregiving journey. We are constantly working to expand the selection of guides. If you don’t see your state here, check back soon.
Tips to Find Services and Support
The following are local resources that help make caregiving easier. Some provide helpful information and others offer direct services such as help with the home, adult day care, social services and support groups.