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Support Needed for Caregivers


As AARP Maine prepares for the 2015 legislative session, two studies validate the need for services to relieve the burden on about 191,000 family caregivers in the state.

A recent scorecard on long-term services and supports ranked Maine 38th among the states in emotional wellbeing of family caregivers.

And in a recent AARP survey, 89 percent of Maine voters said it is important for elected officials to support measures that could help family caregivers.

AARP provides resources for caregivers at If you are a caregiver and are willing to share your story to support AARP’s advocacy, email or call 866-554-5380 toll-free.

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