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Free Family Caregiver Resource Guides Available


Attention Maine Family Caregivers: Free caregiving resource guides are available for you and your loved ones.

Our state-specific Maine Family Caregiver Resource Guide is available! You can download the guide here: Maine Family Caregiver Resource Guide

Our national office also offers free "Prepare to Care" caregiving guides in several languages, and designed for multiple audiences:

Please send an email to if you need a hard copy.

Caregiving may be one of the most important roles you will ever take on in your life. You may have become a caregiver suddenly or perhaps your role has evolved over time. No matter where you are in the continuum of caregiving—starting to plan, helping to coordinate a big move, or taking care of a family member in your
home—having resources at your fingertips will make the process easier.

With many organizations offering different types of help and services, it can be a challenge to sort out the specific type of help or services best suited for your needs. AARP Maine developed this resource guide with you— the caregiver—in mind as a starting point to help you find the services and supports you need throughout
your caregiving journey.

We hope this resource guide can assist you in the following ways:
>> Help you get the type of assistance you need. This directory lists many government and nonprofit resources, which you can access both in-person and online.

>> Help you connect with others. You’ll discover, if you have not already, that you’re a part of a community of caregivers and caregiver supporters. You are truly not alone.

Do you have a caregiver story to share? Visit I Heart Caregivers. Your voice matters and we would love to hear from you. These are just some of the individuals who have shared their stories with us:

Andrea and Cheryl:

Jane and Amy:

Rich and Alex:

Please also visit the AARP Caregiver Online Resource Center:

You can download the guide here: Maine Family Caregiver Resource Guide

Please send an email to if you would like us to send you an electronic copy of the new Maine Caregiver Resource Guide. You can also call us at 1-866-554-5380 and we will send you a hard copy.

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