Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) Caregiver Module

Frequently Asked Questions


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  4. AARP Public Policy Institute. Listening to family caregivers: the need to include family caregiver assessment in Medicaid home- and community-based service waiver programs. Washington, DC: AARP; 2013. iconexternal icon
  5. National Alliance for Caregiving (US); AARP Public Policy Institute. Caregiving in the U.S. 2015 – Final Report. Available from: