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Supporting Family Caregivers in Georgia

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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 telehealth services is critical. By using computers, tablets, and smart phones to connect patients with a healthcare professional remotely, telehealth can help deliver care when and where it’s needed. This year, AARP Georgia helped to pass a new law that requires health insurance companies to cover telehealth services and helps save unnecessary trips to medical appointments for Georgia caregivers and their loved ones. This new policy affords long-distance access to quality health care providers, often without leaving your own home.

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.


Share your Story

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