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Supporting Family Caregivers in Florida

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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

If you're wondering what's out there for you as a caregiver, AARP is here for you with a family caregiver resource guide. Listed within is a comprehensive list of resources available to caregivers across the state covering financial, legal and employment related information.

Click here to order a free guide or call the toll-free AARP Family Caregiving Resource Line at 877-333-5885 and indicate that you would like a free copy or copies mailed to you.

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
Florida passed a telehealth law in 2019 that will increase Florida residents’ access to healthcare services. The law will make it easier for family caregivers and their loved ones to seek and get health care services when needed and without the added cost, wasted time and physical barriers related to obtaining transportation. The law allows out-of-state health care practitioners to participate in the delivery of healthcare services if they register with the Department of Health or their respective practices’ boards, act within their scopes of practice and provide their services in states, which belong to a multi-state practice compact in which Florida participates.
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. Share your Story

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