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.
Kentucky Caregiver Resource Guide
A starting point to find services and supports in Kentucky, this guide can help throughout your caregiving journey.
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
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 increasingly critical for Kentucky’s 630,000 family caregivers. 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 Kentucky helped change state regulations to break down barriers that were preventing the expansion of telehealth services. Now, Kentucky caregivers and their loved ones have more care options to help reduce unnecessary trips to the doctor or other medical professionals.
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.