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Supporting Family Caregivers in Alabama

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Caring for a parent, spouse, or other loved one can be a 24/7 job that is emotionally, physically and financially difficult. That’s why AARP works tirelessly to support family caregivers, striving to make your big responsibilities a little bit easier.

RESOURCES


AARP Family Caregiving Site
AARP is here to help with information and resources on caregiver life balance, financial and legal issues, care at home, health and more.

Community Resource Finder
Easily access a comprehensive listing of dementia and aging-related resources such as care providers, programs and services available in a specified area.

Quick Tips for Caregivers
Check out how to use simple household items to solve everyday challenges

FIGHTING FOR YOU

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New law helps you access healthcare when and where you need it! Tools to help relieve caregiver stress are very important. That’s why access to medical services is critical. By using computers and tablets to connect patients with a healthcare professional remotely, telehealth can help deliver care when and where it’s needed. This year, AARP Alabama supported a new law that allows nurses to practice across state lines without having to obtain an additional nursing license, making access to healthcare services easier and saving unnecessary trips to the doctor (or medical professionals) for caregivers and their loved ones.

JOIN US

To join the fight for family caregivers and their loved ones, sign up to be an e-activist.


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New Law Creates Caregiver Advisory Committee
AARP’s National Volunteer President Catherine Alicia Georges serves on the RAISE Family Caregiving Advisory Council, created by a bipartisan federal law that AARP fought hard to pass. The Council is charged with developing a national strategy to support family caregivers that includes communities, providers, government, and others. Learn more about the RAISE Family Caregiving Advisory Council.


Join the thousands of family caregivers have shared their experiences through AARP’s storytelling initiative, I Heart Caregivers. Your story will help AARP continue to fight for more support for family caregivers, including help at home, workplace flexibility, training, and relief in your state.

About AARP Alabama
Contact information and more from your state office. Learn what we are doing to champion social change and help you live your best life.