Wisconsin Caregivers in Crisis: Investing in our Future

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In February 2019, Governor Evers of Wisconsin signed an executive order to establish the Governor’s Task Force on Caregiving in Wisconsin. The Respite Care Association of Wisconsin that helped champion…

Caregiving for Family and Friends — A Public Health Issue

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Developed by the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention The caregiving data presented in this brief were collected from community-dwelling adults 45 years of…

State Respite Legislation – Advancing Respite for Family Caregivers

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State Lifespan Respite grantees and their state coalition partners are exploring strategies to help sustain activities to expand and enhance respite resources and options for family caregivers, to increase capacity…

Looking Beyond Federal Funding: Examples of State Funding for Respite, July 18, 2018

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Call Description:  What do we know about state funding for respite? Here are a few examples of states that are successfully using state resources to support respite for families across the…

Virginia Family Caregiver Stakeholder Workgroup: Recommendations for Improving Family Caregiver Support in Virginia 2018

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The Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services (DARS) convened the Virginia Family Caregiver Stakeholder Workgroup beginning in July 2017 in response to requests from legislators and advocates to study…

Nebraska Respite Task Force Report

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The Munroe-Meyer Institute, through the Respite Across the Lifespan UCEDD program, was awarded a one-year opportunity grant from the Nebraska Planning Council on Developmental Disabilities. Funding for this project ran…

Idaho Caregiver Alliance Case for Sustainability

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The Idaho Caregiver Alliance (ICA) serves as a statewide voice, convener, and catalyst for sustaining and supporting family caregivers. This paper makes the case for sustaining the ICA to implement…

Idaho’s Lifespan Family Caregiver Action Plan

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This plan, developed by the Idaho Family Caregiver Alliance, is the product of countless hours of research, outreach, deliberation, and problem solving. It reflects the voice of thousands of often…

North Dakota Family Caregiver Supports and Services Study, 2016

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This study was solicited and funded by the North Dakota Legislative Management. As provided in Section 1 of 2015 House Bill No. 1279, the study was to develop a resource directory of…

2016 Final Report of the Task Force on Family Caregiving and Long Term Supports

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Maryland’s Task Force on Family Caregiving and Long-Term Supports was formed by SB 297, Ch 155 to “identify those policies, programs, and resources currently available to [caregivers], and also look…