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Millions of people worldwide provide care to a family member or friend with a long-term health condition or aging-related needs. Unpaid caregivers play many important roles, including: assisting with the activities of daily living, providing physical care, tracking prescription medications, coordinating care, and providing emotional support. Despite their crucial role in the health system, support for unpaid caregivers can be lacking, inconsistently available or not aligned to their values, needs and preferences. Read our products below for evidence and insights about the role of caregivers in the health system.