Family Caregiving Tips and Resources from AARP Texas

Family Caregiving Tips and Resources from AARP Texas

CarePartners is dedicated to providing support, education and resources to family caregivers and their loves ones. AARP is tirelessly working for Texans age 50+ and their families. AARP helps Texans turn their dreams into real possibilities, works to make communities more livable, fights for retirement security and supports family caregivers. We teamed up to provide several online educational resources including tips for a long-distance caregiver, how to access the AARP Prepare to Care Guide, and several stories from family caregivers about their journeys.

Tips for a Long-Distance Caregiver

Charlene Hunter James, Executive Council President for AARP Texas, and long-distance caregiver shares her personal story about what it is to be a long-distance caregiver. She also gives some advice on how to be the best caregiver even if it’s from a distance.

Click here to download AARP’s free Prepare to Care Guide.


Prepare to Care: Caregiving 101

AARP Associate State Director Rosalinda Martinez is discussing their free Prepare to Care Guide. Learn how to access various resources and what different questions to think about when beginning your caregiving journey.

AARP Houston volunteer and family caregiver Eddie Orum is sharing his journey as a male caregiver. He talks about how the AARP Prepare to Care Guide helped him and some helpful tips for caregivers amidst COVID-19.

Visit AARP’s website to access Caregiving during the Coronavirus resources at:

About CarePartners

CarePartners is a nonprofit, volunteer led organization that provides support, education, and resources for caregivers and quality care for those living with memory loss and other challenges of aging. Much of our care is for the vulnerable elderly and individuals with Alzheimer’s or related dementia. CarePartners, serves all people at no cost. We provide life-changing care as well as educational and support services to families in the Greater Houston area through our four core programs; Gathering PlaceSecond FamilyCommon Ground and Caregiver Educational Events. Visit our Monitoring the Coronavirus webpage for more helpful resources.