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AARP sponsored a Politico Live event to discuss how the federal government can better support family caregivers.
African American woman helping Senior man use walker
It’s important to create an action plan with a loved one before a crisis, AARP's Amy Goyer said Thursday during an appearance on NBC’s Today show.
More than half of adults between the ages of 50 and 80 have helped take care of an older adult in the past two years, according to a new study.
Helping her Old Man
Health officials this week issued an in-depth strategy outlining actions at the federal, state and local levels that would support family caregivers.
An attractive gray-haired 85-year-old elderly woman drinks espresso in the kitchen and looks out the window.
The COVID-19 pandemic exposed elements of ageism and age discrimination as health officials weighed how best to respond, says AARP's Deb Whitman.
Nurse Making Notes During Home Visit With Senior Couple
Michigan's 2023 budget includes $3 million to improve training for direct care workers, who help residents in their homes or in long-term care.
En español | We wrote to a group of senators on Monday announcing our support for a bill that would dedicate resources to raising more awareness around support systems and other resources available for grandparents, relatives or family friends who may unexpectedly find themselves raising children.
The Caregiver Outreach Program is expanding services for a growing list of 211 networks – identifying caregivers and matching them with resources.
AARP sent a letter to the House Ways and Means Committee endorsing paid family and caregiving leave to help women remain in the workforce.
AARP is urging federal officials to update parts of the Older Americans Act, a decades-old law that provides funding for programs for older Americans.
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