National Family Caregivers Month

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AARP in Chicago is showcasing photo murals of caregivers and their loved ones in five city neighborhoods to honor National Family Caregivers Month.
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In Ohio approximately 1.5 million family caregivers provided an estimated 1.27 billion hours of care — worth a staggering $16.8 billion — to their parents, spouses, partners, and friends in 2017, according to state data available in the latest report of AARP’s Valuing the Invaluable series. The complexity of family caregiving increases as medical and nursing tasks continue to enter the home, and family demographics change amidst an aging population.
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In Mississippi, approximately 470,000 family caregivers provided an estimated 400 million hours of care — worth a staggering $4.7 billion — to their parents, spouses, partners, and friends in 2017, according to state data available in the latest report of AARP’s Valuing the Invaluable series.
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Across Texas, 3.4 million unpaid family caregivers are providing nearly 3 billion care hours each year to ensure the health and wellbeing of older parents, spouses, partners, and friends with chronic disabling or serious health conditions.
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November is National Family Caregivers Month
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More than 524,000 Oklahomans care for older parents, spouses and other loved ones so they can live independently in their homes and communities. These unpaid family caregivers provide 488 million hours of care valued at a staggering six billion dollars annually, according to AARP Oklahoma, the nonprofit and nonpartisan advocacy organization for Americans 50 and older.
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November is National Family Caregivers Month, and AARP West Virginia is working to ease the burden on caregivers in Charleston and other communities across the state.
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Right now, there are an estimated 524,000 family caregivers in Oklahoma providing 488 million hours of care. That equals about $6 billion in unpaid care annually for older parents, spouses and other loved ones to help them stay at home—and out of costly institutions. That's why AARP Oklahoma fights for commonsense solutions to give our caregivers support, resources, training and more.
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November is National Family Caregivers Month, and AARP Mississippi aims to mark the observance by making sure caregivers know their rights under a new state law.
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