Play the 'Do You Care Challenge'
Experience a day in the life of someone who is caring for a loved one and balancing everyday life. You will walk away with an understanding of the joys and challenges of family caregiving and then be better prepared to offer support.
The True Story Behind the Caregiving Film 'What They Had'
Elizabeth Chomko wrote and directed the film "What They Had" based on her grandmother's 16-year struggle with Alzheimer's. Chomko opens up about the challenges her family faced in caring for her grandmother as the disease progressed.
'What They Had' Movie Trailer
Blythe Danner, Hilary Swank, Michael Shannon and Robert Forster star in the caregiving movie. The film is inspired by the real life experience of writer and director Elizabeth Chomko, whose grandmother had Alzheimer’s.
Hilary Swank Reveals How Caring for Her Dad Changed Her
In 2015, Oscar-winning actress Hilary Swank put her career on hold for three years to be her dad’s primary caregiver. She talks about the gift of not sweating the small stuff and the importance of taking time for self-care.
Home Life Hacks for Caregivers
Make your home safer and more comfortable without turning it into a hospital by implementing these small changes to your couches, chairs, lamps and stairs.
Kitchen Life Hacks for Caregivers
Brighten up your kitchen and make it more accommodating to use with these easy tips.
Bathroom Life Hacks for Caregivers
These simple modifications make your bathroom more accessible to anyone with mobility challenges.
Hilary Swank, Blythe Danner on Learning From Each Other
In “What They Had," the two play a mother and daughter dealing with challenges of Alzheimer’s. They tell what they’ve learned as they’ve gotten older.
AARP Studios Presents ‘Care to Laugh’ — AARP
Enjoy this sneak peek of a documentary following rising star Jesus Trejo as he pursues his dream of comedy success while caring for his parents.
The Face of Dementia: Living With Hope — AARP
Firsthand accounts of the early stages of dementia — the signs, diagnosis and progression of this debilitating condition. Mike, Laurie and Brian share their inspiring stories and show us how we can maintain hope. #DisruptDementia
What It's Like to Care for Someone With Dementia — AARP
Irene Nuñez is devoted to caring for her great-aunt Nina, who has advanced Alzheimer’s disease. Irene puts a lot of pressure on herself to give Nina the best care possible — a feeling that can lead to caregiver burnout.
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