Information, resources, support and community for adult-children as they care for their aging parents and for themselves

ACAPcommunity Welcomes Cape Fear Chapter!

ACAPcommunity is pleased to announce the establishment of ACAP Cape Fear!  Located in the Wilmington, North Carolina area, this newest chapter joins a growing network of chapters whose mission is to provide information, resources, support, and community for adult children as they care for their aging parents and themselvesACAP Cape Fear will begin offering programs in September 2022 and will serve caregivers in New Hanover, Brunswick and Pender Counties.  Please watch this website for details of upcoming programs!   

What is ACAP?

We are a nationally-unique 501(c)3 organization whose mission is to support adult-child caregivers as we care for our aging parents and for ourselves.

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Our Programs

Educational programs, based on our nationally-validated curriculum and offered through local chapters’ monthly programs, audio podcasts, and annual conferences, form the core of ACAP.

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How can ACAP help me?

ACAP helps adult-children (and other family members) gain insights, learn strategies and acquire skills so they may be effective caregivers and advocates for elder loved ones while also taking care of themselves and preparing for their own elderhood.

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Start a chapter

ACAP chapters help families care for their elder loved ones and provide much-needed support caregivers. If there isn’t an ACAP chapter near you, please let us know! With ACAP’s support, developing a chapter for your community is easy!

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We Understand Your Challenges Because We’ve Been in Your Shoes

ACAP’s founder has faced the joys, trials, and frustrations of trying to provide care for an aging parent. The inspiration for ACAP came when Frances Hall discovered there were other faculty and staff at the university where she worked who also felt a need for support as they cared for their parents. This initial insight has blossomed into a growing community with chapters across several states.

ACAP Creates Results

With an estimated 10 million Americans providing personal care or financial assistance to aging family members, it’s important to have access to resources and a support group to help deal with the unique challenges. That’s where ACAP comes in. A recent survey of ACAP attendees found that:


Learned new information about caregiving


Were offered support from other caregivers


Discovered new resources

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