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Two Lifespan Respite Care Programs – Notice of Funding Opportunities (NOFOs)

The Administration for Community Living released two new Lifespan Respite Care Program Funding Opportunity Announcements. All questions regarding the NOFOs must be directed to Emily Anozie at ACL. ARCH is…

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Brookdale National Group Respite Program for People Living with Memory Loss

Seed Grants Are Available for the Expansion or Start-up of Group Respite or Early Memory Loss Programs The Brookdale Foundation Group has issued a Request For Proposals (RFP) for the…

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2023 Request for Proposals
For Grandparents and Other Relatives Raising Children

Seed Grants Available for the Creation or Expansion of Supportive Services to Grandparents and Other Relatives Raising Children Teaneck, New Jersey – March 14, 2023The Brookdale Foundation Group has issued…

Legislative Alert

Urge your U.S. Representative to Sign Congressional Letter Requesting $20 million for Lifespan Respite in FY 2024!
Immediate Action is Needed!!
Deadline for Members to Sign is Wednesday, March 22, 2023

Lifespan Respite Care Program champions, Representatives Debbie Dingell (D-MI) and Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), are circulating a Dear Colleague Letter in the House asking Members to sign on to the…


New Resource from South Carolina Respite Coalition

South Carolina: In an effort to engage the medical community in sharing information with caregivers about respite and other supports, the South Carolina Respite Coalition produced this video, A Physician’s Perspective on…


The United States Should Recognize and Support Caregiving Youth

Emma Armstrong-Carter, Catherine Johnson, Julia Belkowitz, Connie Siskowski, Elizabeth Olson, Social Policy Report, First published: 12 July 2021 Vol.34, Issue 2, p. 1-24 Over 5.4 million U.S. children and adolescents…

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HHS Offers States Flexibility to Better Address Medicaid Enrollees’ Needs

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, January, 4, 2023 In early January, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services released guidance for states to address health-related social needs for people…

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Recruiting, Selecting, and Retaining Direct Service Workers to Provide Self-directed Home and Community-Based Services

from the The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released an online training course and a series of resources that offer strategies…

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Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation’s National Paralysis Resource Center

The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation’s National Paralysis Resource Center announces grant funding opportunities through its 2023 1st Cycle Direct Effect and Expanded Impact Quality of Life grants initiatives. Grant…