New Resources Available for Caregivers as Demands Increase

Posted on 05/31/23 by The AARP Bulletin

As demands on unpaid family caregivers increase, AARP Montana is offering a free webinar to give those helping loved ones new tools.

The “Prepare to Care” webinar will be on Tuesday, July 11, at 6 p.m. LaDawn Whiteside, a caregiving consultant for AARP Montana, will discuss resources, tips and strategies to help caregivers meet the challenges they face.

Register at “Family caregivers are the backbone of our state’s care system, providing home care for older Montanans and adults with disabilities,” says Tim Summers, AARP Montana state director. AARP Montana’s caregiver resource guide is at

The work of Montana’s 112,000 unpaid family caregivers is valued at $1.76 billion, according to a new AARP analysis based on 2021 data.

This story is provided by AARP Montana. Visit the AARP Montana page for more news, events, and programs affecting retirement, health care, and more.

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