The CARE Act: A Lifeline for Caregivers — AARP
Mary Clark, an AARP volunteer in Michigan, shares her story of the loss of her mother and the importance of the CARE Act.
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About AARP’s Online Communities for Family Caregivers
Are you a caregiver? You’re not alone. We explain how you can find support from those going through similar situations with our online forum.
Hilary Swank Reveals How Caring for Her Dad Changed Her
In 2015, Oscar-winning actress Hilary Swank put her career on hold for three years to be her dad’s primary caregiver. She talks about the gift of not sweating the small stuff and the importance of taking time for self-care.
The True Story Behind the Caregiving Film 'What They Had'
Elizabeth Chomko wrote and directed the film "What They Had" based on her grandmother's 16-year struggle with Alzheimer's. Chomko opens up about the challenges her family faced in caring for her grandmother as the disease progressed.
'What They Had' Movie Trailer
Blythe Danner, Hilary Swank, Michael Shannon and Robert Forster star in the caregiving movie. The film is inspired by the real life experience of writer and director Elizabeth Chomko, whose grandmother had Alzheimer’s.
What Is a "Prepare to Care Guide"?
With more than 40 million people taking care of a loved one in the U.S., AARP helps people ease into the caregiving journey in five basic steps.
What Are the AARP Care Guides?
Discover these targeted, easy-to-use guides to help you find support, make tough decisions and handle conflict during your caregiving journey.