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Insights from The Orlando Senior Help Desk AARP and Family Care Giving

More than 48 million Americans are caregivers. There are 50 federal actions to help those caring for older adults, including expanded home-base care for veterans and a pilot program offering help for caregivers dealing with loved ones who have dementia.

The Florida State Office is fighting for legislation and policy changes on issues such as paid leave and tax credits for caregiving work.

AARP helps families find local resources and tools through state caregivers resource guides which note state programs, government agencies, and tools that assist caregivers. You can locate your state guide at...


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