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  • Sep 10, 2019
    “Retailers Can Score Big” through Key Changes, Survey Reveals

    In-store shopping is a struggle for nearly one-third (31%) of America’s 40 million unpaid family caregivers, according to a new survey from AARP. Caregivers say a lack of accommodations for their family members is a problem for shopping in-store

  • May 14, 2019
    New federal tax credit to help family caregivers who spend own money to care for loved ones

    WASHINGTON—AARP endorses the bipartisan Credit for Caring Act introduced in the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives today, and commends the sponsors. This bill would give a federal...

  • Apr 17, 2019

    NEW ORLEANS—Half of the nation’s 40 million family caregivers are performing complicated medical/nursing tasks for their family members and friends, including giving injections, preparing...

  • Dec 17, 2018

    NEW YORK—Northeast Business Group on Health (NEBGH) and AARP launches “Digital Tools and Solutions for Caregivers: An Employer’s Guide” to help HR and benefits leaders support employees who are family caregivers. A past survey of employers found nearly 9 in 10 were interested in providing digital caregiving support tools and services for their employees. The guide from NEBGH and AARP is the latest in a series of collaborative initiatives to help employers support the millions of family caregivers in the workplace.

  • Nov 30, 2018
    AARP poll reveals 7 in 10 spend less time with friends and more than half spend less time with other family members

    WASHINGTON, D.C.—A new AARP poll on dementia care takes a closer look at the experiences of family caregivers for those with dementia and found more than half say their social life has suffered and nearly 45 percent say they feel alone. In addition, they are more likely to grow further apart from the ones they care for and other family members because of their caregiving responsibilities. Both social isolation and loneliness are linked to poorer physical and mental health outcomes.

  • Nov 1, 2018

    WASHINGTON, DC—Nearly seven million Latinos in the U.S. provide unpaid care to an aging or older loved one. Many Latino family caregivers see caregiving responsibilities simply as something family members do for one another, and do not seek outside help. AARP and the Ad Council offer support with a new PSA campaign, encouraging Latino caregivers nationwide to access free Care Guides, self-care tips, planning resources, legal and financial guidance, and more.

  • Oct 16, 2018
    AARP, AYA Poll: Majority say “honesty in government” is No. 1 issue

    WASHINGTON, DC—New survey results find that a strong majority of Americans from three generations say the country is headed in the wrong direction and say they are “fearful” about the future...

  • Oct 1, 2018
    AARP Movies for Grownups® Screenings, Cover Story in AARP The Magazine Raise Awareness Around Film Addressing Caregiving, Dementia Issues

    WASHINGTON, DC—AARP today announced a collaboration with Bleecker Street on the release of “What They Had,” the upcoming film starring Academy Award and Golden Globe-winning actress Hilary Swank, EMMY and Tony Award winning actress Blythe Danner, with Michael Shannon, Robert Forster and Taissa Farmiga.

  • Sep 12, 2018

    The Alzheimer’s Association and AARP announced today they are joining forces to extend the reach of the Community Resource Finder, an online database connecting families with local resources to help address concerns and navigate the challenges of Alzheimer’s, dementia and aging.

  • Jul 9, 2018

    WASHINGTON, DC—AARP Chief Executive Officer Jo Ann Jenkins today issued the following statement in response to President Trump signing the bipartisan Supporting Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Act (S. 1091):

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