Family Caregiver Stories

Family caregivers’ stories of hope, love, dedication and perseverance

AARP believes family caregivers aren’t celebrated or supported nearly enough. That’s why AARP is spotlighting their experiences of hope, love, dedication and perseverance through our storytelling initiative, I Heart Caregivers. Watch and read the stories below and then share your own at aarp.org/iheartcaregivers.

Watch family caregivers’ stories of hope, love, dedication and perseverance.

Watch these videos below:

Capitol Caregivers – RI Sen. President Teresa Paiva Weed

Queen Latifah: A Caregiver Too

Portraits of Care: Gwen Shares Her Story

Ruth Bucci Shares Her Story

Ruth Bucci Portrait

Ruth from Rhode Island

Caregiving for my mother, father, mother-in-law and father-in-law took place during the last years of their lives. All are now passed away. Each caregiving experience was individual and what was required for care and who was needed to help or could be counted on to help varied.

One story that I will tell is about my father. READ FULL STORY »

AARP RI CAREGIVING: aarp.org/RICaregiving

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