Most of us flock to the movies to forget our lives, but when you’re a caregiver, sometimes a little solidarity is in order—if only so you don’t feel so alone.

Comic books, not caring for an aging or ailing loved one, have provided the most inspiration lately for Hollywood. But there are terrific films out there about both the challenges—and, yes, even laughs—of this time of life. 

Check out these eight, with some as funny as they are deeply felt.

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