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Nevada Caregiver Stories

According to the "Valuing the Invaluable: 2015 Update" report published by the AARP Public Policy Institute, there are an estimated 500,000 family caregivers in Nevada.  Read the true, inspiring stories from four Nevada caregivers, written in their own words for this website. 

Caregiver Forum

Support with handsBelow you will find a link to a caregiver forum provided by The forum is an online space where caregivers can share experiences and ask or answer questions. Registration is required to post, but it is quick, easy, and free. The posts are open for anyone to read without registration.

Neither the forum, nor the parent site is affiliated with the Nevada Aging and Disability Services Division. ADSD does not create the content or moderate the forum. provides its own disclaimer and terms of use and employs its own moderators and contributors.

Chances are, most of us will eventually become a caregiver to a parent. This forum is an opportunity for people to share their caregiving experiences, and those experiences are valuable even across state lines. Sharing may help lead those with questions to the best answers available.

Caregivers and family members are responsible for their own choices. This forum does not take the place of professional help. Sometimes what people most need is the ability to share with someone else who understands their problems and challenges. This forum may provide that.

Just remember, as in all exchanges with strangers, that you should never reveal personally identifying information. You should not need to share identifying information to benefit from using this forum. You can tell your story without using real names, addresses, phone numbers, or financial information.

Visit the Caregiver Forum now.  

Are you caring for a loved one who has served in the US Armed Forces?

 The Veteran's Administration has a toolbox for you.  Caregivers can access information and resources to help whether you are new to family caregiving or looking for fresh tips and resources.  Visit the VA Caregiver Toolbox today!

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