With a growing number of older adults and people with disabilities in the U.S., family caregivers play a critical role in ensuring this population can remain in their homes and communities as long as possible. While family caregivers — including “chosen” family — provide vital assistance to support the health and functional needs of older adults, they often face physical, emotional, and financial challenges related to their caregiving responsibilities.

This National Family Caregivers Month, the Center for Health Care Strategies is sharing resources designed to help states and other health care stakeholders better support family caregivers: